ISSUED AT 11:00 PM, 17 OCTOBER 2015
(Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 5 AM tomorrow)

Typhoon “LANDO” has further intensified as it continues to threatens the provinces of Aurora, Isabela and Northern Quezon.

• Estimated rainfall amount is from heavy to intense within the 650 km diameter of the typhoon.
• Fisherfolk are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of Luzon and Visayas and the eastern seaboard of Mindanao.
• Occasional rains and gusty winds will be experienced over provinces under PSWS #1 while those under PSWS #2, #3 and #4 will have stormy weather. Residents in low lying and mountainous areas of the provinces with PSWS are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.
• Typhoon Lando is expected to make a landfall over Northern Aurora area by tomorrow early morning.
• Storm surge may reach to a maximum of 3 meters in Aurora and neighboring provinces.
• Wave height in open sea may reach up to 14 meters or higher.

Location of eye/center: At 10:00 PM today, the eye of Typhoon “LANDO” was located based on all available data including Baler Doppler Radar at 135 km East Northeast of Baler, Aurora or 90 km East Southeast of Casiguran Auora (16.0°N, 122.9°E).

Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 185 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 220 kph.

Forecast Movement: Forecast to move West at 12 kph.

Forecast Positions
• 24 hour (Tomorrow evening): In the vicinity of Alicia, Isabela
• 48 hour (Monday evening): In the vicinity of Rizal, Kalinga
• 72 hour (Tuesday evening): 75 km East of Calayan, Cagayan
• 96 hour (Wednesday evening): 85 km East of Basco, Batanes
• 120 hour (Thursday evening): 210 km Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes

Public Storm Warning Signal 04 (171-220 kph Expected in 12hrs.)

Aurora, Southern Isabela

Impacts of the wind:
• Very heavy damage to high-risk structures
• Heavy damage to medium-risk structures;
• Moderate damage to low-risk structures
• Considerable damage to structures of light materials (up to 75% are totally and partially destroyed); complete roof structure failures.
• Many houses of medium-built materials are unroofed, some with collapsed walls; extensive damage to doors and windows
• A few houses of first-class materials are partially damaged
• All signs/billboards are blown down. There is almost total damage to banana plantation,
• Most mango trees, ipil-ipil and similar types of large trees are downed or broken.
• Coconut plantation may suffer extensive damage.
• Rice and corn plantation may suffer severe losses.

Public Storm Warning Signal 03 (121-170 kph Expected in 18hrs.)

Rest of Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Ifugao and Northern Quezon including Polillo Islands

Impacts of the wind:
• Heavy damage to high-risk structures;
• Moderate damage to medium-risk structures;
• Light damage to low-risk structures
• Increasing damage (up to more than 50%) to old, dilapidated residential structures and houses of light materials. Majority of all nipa and cogon houses may be unroofed or destroyed
• Houses of medium strength materials (old, timber or mixed timber-CHB structures, usually with G.I. roofings); some warehouses or bodega-type structures are unroofed.
• There may be widespread disruption of electrical power and communication services.
• Almost all banana plants are downed
• Some big trees (acacia, mango, etc.) are broken or uprooted
• Dwarf-type or hybrid coconut trees are tilted or downed.
• Rice and corn crops may suffer heavy losses
• Damage to shrubbery & trees with foliage blown off; some large trees blown down.

Public Storm Warning Signal 02 (61-120kph Expected in 24 hrs.)

Cagayan including Calayan and Babuyan group of Islands, Benguet, Mt. Province, Abra, Kalinga, Apayao, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Zambales, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bulacan, Rizal, rest of Quezon, Camarines Norte and Metro Manila

Impacts of the wind:
• Light to Moderate damage to high-risk structures;
• Very light to light damage to medium-risk structures;
• No damage to very light damage to low-risk structures
• Unshielded, old dilapidated schoolhouses, makeshift shanties, and other structures of light materials are partially damaged or unroofed.
• A number of nipa and cogon houses may be partially or totally unroofed.
• Some old galvanized iron (G.I.) roofs may be peeled or blown off.
• Some wooden, old electric posts are tilted or downed.
• Some damage to poorly constructed signs/billboards
• In general, the winds may bring light to moderate damage to the exposed communities. Most banana plants, a few mango trees, ipil-ipil and similar types of trees are downed or broken
• Some coconut trees may be tilted with few others broken
• Rice and corn may be adversely affected
• Considerable damage to shrubbery and trees with some heavy-foliaged trees blown down.

Public Storm Warning Signal 01 (30-60kph Expected in 36 hrs.)

Batanes, Bataan, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Lubang Island, northern Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Camarines Sur, Albay and Catanduanes

Impacts of the wind:
• Very light or no damage to low-risk structures,
• Light damage to medium to high-risk structures
• Slight damage to some houses of very light materials or makeshift structures in exposed communities. Some banana plants are tilted, a few downed and leaves are generally damaged
• Twigs of small trees may be broken.
• Rice crops, however, may suffer significant damage when it is in its flowering stage.

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 5 AM tomorrow.

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