Thursday, June 28, 2012

Severe Weather Bulletin Number 8 - June 28,2012 - Tropical Storm Dindo


Severe Weather Bulletin Number 8
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Storm "DINDO" (DOKSURI)
Issued at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, 28 June 2012 

Tropical Storm "DINDO" has maintained its course as it threatens Extreme Northern Luzon. 
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Location of Center:   150 km East Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan
(as of 10:00 a.m.)

Coordinates:     18.7°N, 123.3°E 

Movement:      West Northwest at 19 kph

Forecast Positions/Outlook:  

Friday morning:   310 km Northwest of Aparri, Cagayan or 240 km West of Basco, Batanes
Saturday morning:  
630 km Northwest of Basco, Batanes & out of Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Saturday morning

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Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal  

Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds)

  • Cagayan
  • Calayan Group of Islands
  • Babuyan Group of Islands
  • Isabela
  • Batanes Group of Islands
  • Apayao
  • Kalinga
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Abra
  • Mt. Province  

Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds) 

  • La Union
  • Ilocos Sur
  • Aurora
  • Ifugao
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Quirino
  • Benguet
  • Pangasinan
  • Nueva Ecija  

Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 - 25 mm per hour (heavy - intense) within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.

Tropical Storm "DINDO" is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring rains over Southern Luzon and Visayas, especially the western section, which may trigger landslides and flashfloods and possible occurrence of storm surge over the coastal areas under PSWS # 2.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon and Western Visayas due to the combined effect of the Tropical Storm and the Southwest Monsoon.

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 5 PM today. 

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