PAGASA DOST Update: Typhoon Juan Has Gained More Strength, Signal No. 3 Raised On Some Provinces

By on Oct 17, 2010 in Current Events, Events, Headlines, Science, Weather Comments

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According to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) Severe Weather Bulletin Number Five issued at 11:00am today, Typhoon Juan has gained more strength and continue to endanger Northern Luzon.

The center is located at 520 km east of Aparri, Cagayan and moves to west at 22 kilometer per hour (kph). The typhoon has a maximum winds of 195 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 230kph.

Public storm warning signal no. 3 was raised in Cagayan, Calayan Group of Islands, Babuyan Group of Islands and Isabela.

Public storm warning signal no. 2 is up in Batanes group of Islands, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino and Northern Aurora.

Public storm warning signal no. 1 is set in La Union, Benguet, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija and rest of Aurora.

Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signals are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.

Residents in coastal areas under signals # 3 and # 2 are alerted of possible storm surges.

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions, monitor the hourly updates and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 5 PM today at the PAGASA website.

Here is the latest satellite image from PAGASA as of 12:00noon today. (Click the image for a larger view)


Typhoon Juan 12noon



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