| Tropical Storm HAGUPIT (NINA) has maintained its strength and is moving towards Extreme Northern Luzon.
| Sunday, September 21, 2008
|Typhoon "NINA" has maintained its strength and is moving towards Extreme Northern Luzon.
Location of Center:
(as of 4:00 p.m.) 420 kms East Northeast of Casiguran, Aurora
Coordinates: 17.5°N, 126.2°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph
Movement: West Northwest at 19 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Monday afternoon:
130 kms Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan
300 kms Northwest of Laoag City
690 kms West Northwest of Laoag City
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds)
Babuyan group of islands
Calayan group of islands
Isabela None None
Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph winds)
Batanes None None
Public Storm Warning Signal elsewhere now lowered.
Typhoon "NINA" will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon and bring rains over Luzon and Visayas particularly over the western sections. Residents in low lying areas and near mountain slopes are advised to take all the necessary precautions against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under storm signal # 2 are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this typhoon.
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 p.m. today.
|posted by Moderator Londen time 1:09 PM