Thursday, July 16, 2009

Weather Update Dissemination for Bacolod City

Severe Weather Bulletin Number FIVE
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Storm "ISANG"
Issued at 5:00 a.m., Thursday, 16 July 2009
Tropical Storm "ISANG" continues to threaten Eastern Luzon.
Location of Center:(as of 4:00 a.m.) 225 kms North Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes or
655 km NNE of Bacolod City
Coordinates: 16.0°N, 125.3°E
Strength: Maximum winds of 65 kph near the centerand gustiness of up to 80 kph
Movement: West Northwest at 17 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook:
Friday morning:70 kms Northeast of Tuguegarao City
Saturday morning:205 kms Northwest of Laoag City
Sunday morning:550 kms Northwest of Laoag City

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
Signal No. 1(30-60 kph winds) :CagayanIsabelaNorthern Aurora

Residents living in low-lying areas and near mountain slopes under storm warning signal #1 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.