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PAGASA Weather Bagyong Pablo Update: Typhoon Pablo Has Made Landfall, 24 Areas Now Under Signal No. 3

By on Dec 4, 2012 in Announcement, Asia, Weather, World Comments

Updated: December 4, 2012 12:40 p.m.

Read PAGASA Bagyong Pablo Weather Update: Typhoon Pablo weakens, 12 areas still under Storm Signal 3

Typhoon Pablo has made landfall over Baganga, Davao Oriental, PAGASA‘s Severe Weather Bulletin Number 7 issued at 5:00a m on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 reported. Twenty-four areas are now under public storm warning signal no. 3 as listed below.

As of 8:00 am today according to PAGASA‘s hourly update, the eye of Typhoon Pablo was located 80 km Southeast of Malaybalay, Bukidnon. The typhoon has a maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 210 kph as it moves west at 26 kph.

Typhoon Pablo Satellite Image as of 8:30am Dec 4, 2012
Typhoon Pablo Satellite Image as of 8:30 am Dec 4, 2012

Below is the list of areas with public storm warning signals:

Signal No. 3
(101 – 185 kph winds)

  • Southern Leyte
  • Bohol
  • Negros Oriental
  • Siquijor
  • Southern Cebu
  • Surigao del Norte
  • Siargao
  • Surigao del Sur
  • Dinagat Province
  • Agusan del Norte
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Camiguin
  • Bukidnon
  • Davao Oriental
  • Compostela Valley
  • North Cotabato
  • Lanao del Sur
  • Lanao del Norte
  • Misamis Occidental
  • Zamboanga del Norte
  • Zamboanga del Sur
  • Davao del Norte
  • Samal Island

Signal No. 2
(61 – 100 kph winds)

  • Rest of Cebu
  • Camotes Island
  • Iloilo
  • Guimaras
  • Capiz
  • Leyte
  • Biliran
  • Negros Occidental
  • Davao del Sur
  • Sultan Kudarat
  • Zamboanga Sibugay
  • Maguindanao

Signal No. 1
(30 – 60 kph winds)

  • Palawan
  • Calamian Grp. Of Islands
  • Ticao Island
  • Masbate
  • Northern Samar
  • Eastern Samar
  • Western Samar
  • Aklan
  • Antique
  • Basilan
  • Sarangani
  • South Cotabato

The following notices are included in the latest PAGASA Weather Bulletin:

Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 – 30 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 600 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, residents in coastal areas under public storm warning signal #2 and signal #3 are alerted against storm surges particulary those living in the coastal areas of Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Dinagat, Bohol and Leyte provinces where 3-6 meters wave height is expected.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Eastern Seaboards of 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 11 AM today.

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