At 4:00 am today, Typhoon “LABUYO” was located at 375 km East of Daet, Camarines Norte (14.3°N, 126.7°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 19 kph.
Catanduanes, Isabela, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Aurora, Quirino, Polillo Island and Camarines Provinces will experience stormy weather with rough with very rough seas. Metro Manila, the regions of Ilocos and Cordillera, the rest of Cagayan Valley, of Central Luzon, of Calabarzon and of Bicol Region, and the provinces of Marinduque and Northern Samar will have rains with gusty winds with moderate to rough seas. The rest of the country will be cloudy with moderate to ocassionally heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Southwest will prevail over Palawan, Visayas and Mindanao and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough.
Estimated rainfall amount is from 7.5 – 25 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 600 km diameter of Typhoon.
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signal #3,#2 & #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under signal #3 and #2 are alerted against storm surges.
Typhoon “Labuyo” will enhance the Southwest Monsoon which will bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains over the rest of Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
(101-185 kph winds)
Signal No. 2
(61-100 kph winds)
Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)
Calayan Group of Islands
Babuyan Group of Islands