11 August 2013

Tropical Cyclone: Typhoon Labuyo [Update]

As of 4:20 PM
Issued at 4:20 PM, 11 August 2013 (Sunday)
Target Areas: ‪#‎MetroManila‬

Light at times moderate to heavy rains is affecting Metro Manila and most likely to continue for the next 3 hours.

People are advised to MONITOR the weather condition and for the next advisory.

At 3:00 PM today (11 August 2013), The eye of Typhoon “‪#‎LabuyoPH‬” was located based on all available data at 130 km North of Virac, Catanduanes or 240 km Southeast of Casiguran, Aurora (15.2°N, 124.5°E).

 from: DOST Facebook Fanpage
As of 2:00PM, PAGASA, announced that the center of Typhoon LABUYO, was located at 110 kilometers(km) North of Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes at  the coordinates of (15.0 degrees north, 124.8 degrees East).

MTSAT typhoon Labuyo
MTSAT typhoon Labuyo
Typhoon Labuyo with a strength of 15kph maximum winds near the center and 185kph gustiness continue to pose a thereat over Eastern Luzon as it forecast to move Aurora Province with a speed of 19kph to 13 August 2013.

Tomorrow, Monday Morning, it is forecasts to in the vicinity of Casiguran Aurora and be at 270km Northwest of Sinait Ilocos Norte boundary of Philippine Area of Responsibility(PAR).

Warning Signal

Estimated rainfall amount is from 7.5 - 25 mm per hour (heavy - intense) within the 600 km diameter of Typhoon.
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signal #3,#2 & #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under signal #3 and #2 are alerted against storm surges.
Typhoon "Labuyo" will enhance the Southwest Monsoon which will bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains over the rest of Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. 
The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 5 PM today.
Image via http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/
Source: PAGASA


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