At 4:00 p.m. today, the center of Typhoon “PABLO” was located based on satellite and surface data at 110 km northwest of Roxas, Northern Palawan (11.2°N,118.7°E) with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph and gustiness of up to of 150 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 15 kph.
Palawan will experience stormy weather with rough to very rough seas. The provinces of Mindoro will have rains with gusty winds with moderate to rough seas. The regions of Cordillera and Cagayan Valley will have cloudy skies with light rains. Metro Manila and the rest of the country will be partly cloudy with brief rainshowers.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the east to northeast will prevail over the rest of the country with moderate to rough seas.
Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 to 18 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 400 km diameter of the Typhoon.
Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signals are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under public storm warning signal #3 and signal #2 are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this Typhoon.
Fishing boats and other sea vessels are advised not to venture out into the Seaboards of Luzon and Western Visayas.
The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 5 a.m. tomorrow.
|Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal|
(101-185 kph winds)
Calamian Group of Islands
|Signal No. 2
(61-100 kph winds)
|Rest of Palawan||None||None|
|Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds)