Monday, December 03, 2012

Typhoon Pablo - PAGASA Weather Update December 3, 2012

Typhoon Pablo - PAGASA Weather Update December 3, 2012

At 5:00 pm today, December 3, Typhoon Pablo has maintained its strength and is now threatening Davao Oriental - Surigao Del Sur Area.

Typhoon Pablo was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 390 km Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (7.1°N, 129.9°E) with maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 210 kph.  It is forecast to move West West at 26 kph.

Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal No.3 (101-185 kph winds):

Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Dinagat Province
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Misamis Oriental
Davao Oriental
Compostela Valley
Davao del Norte
Samal Island

Signal No. 2 (61-100 kph winds):

Southern Leyte
Southern Cebu
Negros Oriental
Misamis Occidental
Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Sur
North Cotabato
Zamboanga del Norte

Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph winds):

Northern Palawan
Calamian Grp. Of Islands
Cuyo Island
 Eastern Samar
Western Samar
Negros Occidental
Rest of Cebu
Camotes Island
Zamboanga del Sur
Sultan Kudarat
South Cotabato

3-Days Weather Forecast

Tuesday afternoon:
expected to be in the vicinity of Cagayan de Oro City

Wednesday afternoon:
110 km Southwest of Iloilo City

Thursday afternoon:
330 km West of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro

Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 - 30 mm per hour (heavy - intense) within the 600 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 small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Eastern Seaboards of Visayas and Mindanao.

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.

Source: PAGASA


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