Typhoon “SANTI” has weakened after crossing Central Luzon and is moving towards the West Philippine Sea.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 7.5 – 25.0 mm per hour (Heavy – Intense) within the 400 km diameter of the Typhoon.

Residents in low lying and mountainous areas along the track are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under signal #3 and #2 are alerted against storm surges of up to 4 meters.

Sea travel is risky over the seaboard of Luzon and of Visayas.

track1 300x251 Typhoon SANTI has weakened after crossing Central Luzon and is moving towards the West Philippine Sea.

Typhoon “SANTI”


Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere are now lowered.

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 11 AM today.
Synopsis:
At 4:00 am today, the eye of Typhoon “SANTI” was located based on all available data in the vicinity of Iba, Zambales (15.4°N, 120.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph and gustiness of up to 150 kph. it is forecast to move west at 22 kph.
Forecast:
Zambales, Pangasinan, La Union, Benguet, Tarlac, Pampanga and Bataan will experience stormy weather with rough to very rough seas. Metro Manila, Ilocos Sur, Mt. Province, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas and Lubang Island will have rains with gusty winds with moderate to rough seas. The rest of Luzon, Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao and Caraga will be cloudy with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. The rest of the Mindanao will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the east to northeast over Northern Luzon and coming from the southwest will prevail over the rest of the country and its coastal waters will be moderate to rough.

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS # Luzon Visayas Mindanao
Signal No.3
(Winds of >100 to 185 kph may be expected in at least 18 hours)
Zambales
Pangasinan None
None
Signal No. 2
(winds of >60 to 100 kph may be expected in at least 24 hours) La Union
Benguet
Tarlac
Pampanga
Bataan

Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds may be expected in at least 36 hours) Ilocos Sur
Mt. Province
Ifugao
Nueva Viscaya
Quirino
Aurora
Nueva Ecija
Bulacan
Metro Manila
Rizal
Cavite
Laguna
Batangas
Lubang Is.

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