Severe Weather Bulletin Number TWO
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "EMONG" (Chan-hom)
Issued at 5:00 a.m., Thursday, 07 May 2009
"EMONG" has intensified into a typhoon as it continues to move closer to Northern Luzon.
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph
Movement: Northeast at 17 kph.
Friday morning:80 kms Northwest of Dagupan City or 120 kms Southwest of Vigan, Ilocos Sur
Saturday morning:180 kms East Northeast of Tuguegarao City
Sunday morning:570 kms Northeast of Tuguegarao City or 560 kms East Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
Signal No. 2:(60-100 kph winds)Ilocos Norte, Abra,Ilocos Sur,La Union,Benguet, Pangasinan, Zambales
Signal No. 1:Apayao, Kalinga, Mt. Province,Ifugao,Nueva Vizcaya,Quirino,Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pampanga,Bataan
Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under signal # 1 and 2 are alerted against flashfloods and landslides.
The rest of Central Luzon, Southern Luzon including Metro Manila will continue to experience occasional rains.
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. today.