At 4:00 p.m. today, the center of Typhoon “PABLO” was estimated at 400 km West of Coron, Palawan (12.4°N,116.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph and gustiness of up to of 150 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 7 kph. Tail-end of a cold front affecting Northern Luzon. Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Southern Mindanao.
Palawan and the regions of Caraga, Davao and Northern Mindanao will be cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. The regions of Ilocos, CAR, Cagayan Valley, Isabela and Quezon will have light rains. Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will be partly cloudy with brief rainshowers while the rest of the country will have brief rainshowers or thunderstorms.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the northeast to east will prevail over Northern and Central Luzon and coming from the east over the rest of Luzon and Eastern Visayas. The coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, light to moderate winds coming from the east to southeast with slight to moderate seas.
No Public Storm Warning Signals Raised
Fishing boats and other sea vessels are advised not to venture out into the seaboards of Northern and Central Luzon and the eastern seaboard of Southern Luzon.
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 a.m. tomorrow.