Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Weather Update Dissemination for Bacolod City

Tropical Depression "MARING"

Severe Weather Bulletin Number TWOTropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Depression "MARING"Issued at 4:45 a.m., Wednesday, 09 September 2009

Tropical Depression "MARING" has maintained its strength as it moves north northwestward slowly.

Location of Center:(as of 4:00 a.m.) 230 kms West Northwest of Dagupan City
Coordinates: 16.6°N, 117.9°E
Strength: Maximum winds of 55 kph near center
Movement: North Northwest slowly
Forecast Positions/Outlook:
Thursday morning:300 kms West Northwest of Dagupan City
Friday morning:370 kms West Northwest of Dagupan City or340 kms West Northwest of Vigan City
Saturday morning:400 kms West Northwest of Vigan City

Signal No. 1(30-60 kph winds)
Ilocos Sur,La Union,Western Pangasinan,Zambales,Bataan,Lubang Is.

This disturbance is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon and bring occasional rains over Central and Southern Luzon. Residents in low lying areas and near mountain slopes 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.