Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Weather Today May 5, 2009

Issued At: 5:00 a.m., 05 May 2009
Valid Beginning:5:00 a.m. today until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow

At 2:00 a.m., today, Typhoon "DANTE" was located based on satellite and surface data at 840 kms East Northeast of Casiguran, Aurora (17.1°N 131.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph. It is forecast to move East Northeast at 22 kph.

Southern Luzon and Visayas will experience mostly cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms. The rest of the country will be partly cloudy to at times cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening. Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Northeast will prevail over Northern Luzon with moderate to rough seas. Meanwhile, light to moderate winds blowing from the Northeast to Northwest will prevail over the rest of Luzon and coming from the Southwest over Visayas and Mindanao. The coastal waters along these areas will be slight to moderate.