Friday, May 1, 2009

Weather Today May 1, 2009

Severe Weather Bulletin Number FOUR
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Depression "CRISING"
Issued at 5:00 a.m., Friday, 01 May 2009

Tropical Depression "CRISING" has maintained its strength as it moved westward slowly.
Location of Center: (as of 4:00 a.m.) 280 kms West Northwest of Coron, Palawan or 310 kms North Northwest of Puerto Princesa or 635 kms WNW of Bacolod City
Coordinates: 12.5°N, 117.4°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center
Movement: West at 7 kph

Forecast Positions/Outlook:
Saturday morning:400 kms Northwest of Puerto Princesa CitySunday morning:540 kms West Northwest of Puerto Princesa CityMonday morning:690 kms West Northwest of Puerto Princesa City

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph winds) PalawanCalamian Group of Islands
Elsewhere, Public Storm Warning Signals are now lowered.

Meanwhile, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated at 70 kms Northwest of Virac, Catanduanes or 440 kms NNE of Bacolod City (14.5°N, 123.6°E).
Residents in low lying areas and near mountain slopes under storm signal #1 and the rest of Southern Luzon are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. 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.


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