Thursday, September 3, 2009

Weather Update Dissemination for Bacolod City

Severe Weather Bulletin Number THREE
Tropical Cyclone ALERT: Tropical Storm "LABUYO"
Issued at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, 03 September 2009
"LABUYO" has intensified into Tropical Storm as it moves in the general direction of Extreme Northern Luzon.
Location of Center:(as of 10:00 a.m.) 710 kms East of Tuguegarao City
Coordinates: 18.1°N,129.4°E

Strength: Maximum winds of 65 kph near center and Gustiness of up to 80 kph
Movement: West Northwest at 7 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook:
Friday morning:
590 kms East Northeast of Tuguegarao City or
570 kms East Southeast of Basco, Batanes

Saturday morning:
400 kms East Southeast of Basco, Batanes
Sunday morning:
240 kms East of Basco, Batanes

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

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 PM today.