Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 – 20 mm per hour (moderate – heavy) within the 500 km diameter of the Typhoon.
Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Northern and Eastern Seaboards of Luzon due to big waves generated by Typhoon “IGME”.
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 PM today.
Meanwhile, another Tropical Cyclone with an international name TY “Bolaven” with maximum winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph was located at 1,470 km East of Extreme Northern Luzon.
At 4:00 p.m. today, the eye of Typhoon “IGME” was located at 290 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes (22.6°N 124.1°E) with maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 7 kph. Meanwhile, another Typhoon with international name “Bolaven” was located at 1,470 km east of Extreme Northern Luzon (19.3°N 138.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph.
The islands of Batanes will experience stormy weather and its coastal waters will be rough to very rough. The rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest will prevail over the rest of Luzon and the eastern sections of Visayas and Mindanao and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the southwest with slight to moderate seas.