Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Weather Update Dissemination for Bacolod City

Severe Weather Bulletin Number THREE
Tropical Cyclone Alert: Tropical Depression "ISANG"
Issued at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Tropical Depression "ISANG" has accelerated as it continues to move northwestward.
Location of Center:(as of 10:00 a.m.) 310 kms East Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes or 670kms NE of Bacolod City
Coordinates: 14.7°N, 127.4°E
Strength: Maximum winds of 55 kph near the center
Movement: Northwest at 22 kph.

Forecast Positions/Outlook:
Thursday morning:360 kms East Southeast of Aparri, Cagayan
Friday morning:160 kms North of Aparri, Cagayan or 90 kms South Southeast of Basco, Batanes
Saturday morning:270 kms Northwest of Basco, Batanes

No Public Storm Warning Signals Raised

Meanwhile, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated at 440 kms West of Dagupan, Pangasinan (16.0°N, 116.6°E). This disturbance will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon and bring occasional rains over the western section of Southern Luzon.

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 p.m. today.