PAGASA Tropical Storm Chedeng Update as of 5 pm May 24By Alex Jusi Madlangbayan on May 24, 2011 in Asia, Weather •
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The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has issued storm warning signals to seven provinces due to tropical storm Chedeng, according to the weather bureau’s weather forecast bulletin on its official website.
PAGASA has issued public warning signals in the provinces of Bicol and Eastern Visayas regions as typhoon Chedeng begins to be felt in these areas.
Tropical storm Chedeng is the country’s third cyclone for the year 2011.
According to a PAGASA weather update as of 5 pm Tuesday, May 24, typhoon Chedeng was located at 450 km East Northeast of Borongan, Eastern Samar or at 510 km East of Catarman, Northern Samar, with maximum sustained winds of 115 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 145 kph. Typhoon Chedeng, however, slowed down a bit as it now is moving in the West Northwest direction at 13 kph. On Monday, typhoon Chedeng was moving at 15 kph.
Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Albay, Sorsogon and Samar provinces will be experiencing rains with gusty winds, while the rest of the country will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms.
The next PAGASA severe weather bulletin will be issued at 5 am tomorrow, May 25, 2011.
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