Friday, September 4, 2009

Weather Update Dissemination for Bacolod City

L0 (BLACK)= Clear/partly cloudy
L1 (GRAY)= Cloudy
L2 (YELLOW)= Overcast with some drizzle
L3 (BLUE)= light rain/shower/TS
L4 (DARK RED)= moderate rain/shower/TS
L5 (PINK)= heavy rain/shower/TS
L6 (GREEN)= Very heavy rain/shower/TS
L7 (WHITE)= Blinding/Strong rain/shower/TS

Severe Weather Bulletin Number FIVE
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Storm "LABUYO"(DUJUAN)
Issued at 5:00 a.m., Friday, 04 September 2009

Tropical Storm "LABUYO" has changed course and is now moving northeastward.

Location of Center:as of 4:00 a.m.) 620 kms East of Tuguegarao City
Coordinates: 17.1°N,128.2°E
Strength: Maximum winds of 75 kph near center and Gustiness of up to 90 kph
Movement: Northeast at 9 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook:
Saturday morning:780 kms East of Tuguegarao City
Sunday morning:1050 kms East Northeast of Tuguegarao City or
970 kms East of Basco, Batanes
Monday morning:1200 kms East Northeast of Basco, Batanes
Signal No. 1(30-60 kph winds): Cagayan,Isabela

This disturbance is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon and bring occasional to frequent rains over Luzon and Visayas particularly the western sections.

Residents in low lying areas and near mountain slopes specially the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas are advised to take all the necessary precautionary measures 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 AM today.


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