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PAGASA Weather Bulletin: Typhoon Pablo Slightly Weakened As It Moves West Northwestward

By on Dec 3, 2012 in Announcement, Asia, Events, Weather Comments

Update: December 4, 2012 10:00 am Read Typhoon Pablo Has Made Landfall, 24 Areas Now Under Signal No. 3

Update: December 3, 2012, 7:30 pm: Typhoon Pablo Maintained Strength, 12 Areas in Mindanao Under Signal No. 3

Updated: December 3, 2012 2:00 p.m. Read PAGASA Weather Bagyong Pablo Update: Storm Signal 3 in 7 provinces in Mindanao

Typhoon Pablo has slightly weakened as it moves west northwestward, PAGASA Weather Bulletin Number 3 issued at 5:00 am on Monday, December 3, 2012 reported.

According to the bulletin, Typhoon Pablo‘s center was located at 700 km Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur as of 4:00 am. It has a maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 210 kph. It moves west northwest as 24 kph.

Typhoon Pablo Satellite Image
Typhoon Pablo Satellite Image as of 4:30 am, December 3, 2012
Public storm warning signals have been raised in the following areas:

Signal No. 2

  • Surigao del Sur
  • Northern part of Davao Oriental

Signal No. 1

  • Siquijor
  • Bohol
  • Biliran
  • Camotes Island
  • Southern Leyte
  • Leyte
  • Eastern Samar
  • Western Samar
  • Surigao del Norte
  • Siargao Island
  • Dinagat Is.
  • Agusan del Norte
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Rest of Davao Oriental
  • Davao del Norte including Samal Island
  • Compostela Valley
  • Bukidnon
  • Misamis Occidental
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Camiguin
  • Lanao del Norte
  • Lanao del Sur

Furthermore, the following notice have been issued by PAGASA:

Estimated rainfall amount is from 20 – 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 signal #2 and #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under public storm warning signal #2 are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.

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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