PAGASA DOST Update: Typhoon Juan now raised Storm Signal No 1 in Metro Manila

By on Oct 18, 2010 in Headlines, Science, Weather, World Comments

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According to the PAGASA DOST update as of 11pm of October 17, Typhoon Juan (or Megi) now raised Storm Signal No 1 in Metro Manila.

Meanwhile, PAGASA DOST also reported that Typhoon Juan has slightly reduce its speed as it moves West Southwest, but still continues to threaten Northern part of Luzon.

And as of 1am (Monday, 18 October 2010), Typhoon Juan was located at 260 km East Northeast of Tuguegarao, Cagayan, while its exact location is 17.8°N, 124.3°E, according to PAGASA.

With its maximum sustained winds of 225 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 260 kph, Typhoon Juan was seen moving West Southwest at 20 kph, with an estimated central pressure of 922 hpa.

Below is the Public Storm Signal announcement from PAGASA as of 11 pm, October 17.

Storm Signal No. 4 (winds of more than 185 kph)

Cagayan and Isabela

Storm Signal No. 3 (winds from 100 ~ 185 kph)

Batanes
Calayan
Babuyan Group of Islands
Apayao
Kalinga
Mt. Province
Ifugao
Quirino
Nueva Vizcaya
Northern Aurora.

Storm Signal No. 2 (winds from 60 ~ 100 kph)

Ilocos Norte
Ilocos Sur
Abra
La Union
Benguet
Rest of Aurora

Storm Signal No. 1 (winds from 30 ~ 60 kph)

Pangasinan
Tarlac
Nueva Ecija
Polillio Island
Cavite
Bulacan
Pampanga
Bataan
Zambales
Northern Quezon
Metro Manila
Rizal

With this, PAGASA is again reminding residents living in low lying and mountainous areas of the affected areas with Public Storm Warning Signals to be alert against possible flashfloods and landslides.

In line with Storm Signal announcement, suspension of classes was announced according to no-classes policy being implemented by Department of Education (DepEd).

For more latest update of Typhoon Juan, check out DOST PAGASA website or follow them on Twitter, @dost_pagasa.



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