Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Weather Update Dissemination for Bacolod City

Severe Weather Bulletin Number FIVE
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Storm "FERIA" {NANGKA}
Issued at 5:00 a.m., Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Tropical Storm "FERIA" has slowed down after crossing Masbate and is now moving towards Batangas - Mindoro area.
Location of Center (as of 4:00 a.m.):40 km East Northeast of Romblon
Coordinates: 12.7°N, 122.6°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center andGustiness of up to 90 kph
Movement: Northwest at 19 kph.
Forecast Positions/Outlook:
Thursday morning:20 km West of Iba, Zambales
Friday morning:130 km Northwest of Laoag City
Saturday morning:210 km North Northwest of Basco, Batanes
Signal No. 2:
Masbate, Ticao Island, Sorsogon, Albay, Camarines Provinces, Marinduque, Romblon, Burias Is., Southern Quezon, Mindoro Provinces, Lubang Is., Batangas, Laguna, Cavite, Bataan, Rizal, Metro Manila, Northern Iloilo, Aklan, Capiz
Signal No. 1:
Northern Quezon, Polilio Is., Catanduanes, Calamian Group, Cuyo Is., Bulacan, Pampanga, Zambales, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Aurora, Pangasinan, Biliran Island, Rest of Iloilo, Northern Negros, Northern Cebu, Samar Provinces, Northern Leyte, Camotes Is., Guimaras, Antique
Residents living in-low lying, mountainous, and coastal areas under storm warning signals # 2 and #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods, landslides and storm surges.
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.