Bacolod Weather Updates

ISSUED AT 11:00 PM, 04 DECEMBER 2012 
(Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 5 AM 


TYPHOON “PABLO” continues to weaken as it moves toward Northern Palawan. 

Location of eye/center: At 10:00 PM today, the eye of Typhoon “PABLO” was located based on radar, satellite and surface data at 14
5 km Southwest of Iloilo City (9.9°N, 121.4°E).

Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph

Movement:Forecast to move Northwest at 24 kph.

Forecast Positions: Typhoon “PABLO” is expected to be at 355 km West of Coron, Palawan by tomorrow evening and by Thursday morning, it will be at 750 km West of Metro Manila.

Public Storm Warning Signal #3:
(Winds of 101-185kph is expected in at least 18 hrs.)

Luzon: Northern Palawan incl. Calamian Grp. Of Islands

Visayas: Antique, Iloilo, Guimaras, Bohol, Siquijor, Southern Cebu, Negros Oriental and
Negros Occidental

Public Storm Warning Signal #2:
(Winds of 61-100 kph is expected within the next 24 hours)

Luzon: Rest of Palawan

Visayas: Aklan, Capiz, and Rest of Cebu.

Mindanao: Lanao del Norte, Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Norte and Camiguin

Public Storm Warning Signal #1:
(Winds of 45-60kph is expected within the next 36 hours)

Luzon: Occidental Mindoro incl. Lubang Is., Oriental Mindoro and Romblon

Visayas: Leyte Prov. incl. Biliran, Camotes Is. and Southern Leyte

Mindanao: Zamboanga del Sur incl. Sibugay, Surigao del Norte,
Surigao del Sur, Dinagat, Agusan del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental and Lanao del Sur

* Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere are now lowered.

* Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 to 18 mm per hour (heavy - intense) within the 400 km diameter of the typhoon.

* Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signals are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under public storm warning signal #3 and signal #2 are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this Typhoon.

* Fishing boats and other sea vessels are advised not to venture out into 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 AM tomorrow.

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