PAGASA Weather Forecast and Latest Update On Typhoon Bebeng As Of 5 pm May 9 Bulletin

By on May 9, 2011 in Asia, Weather Comments

The latest Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administrator (PAGASA) weather forecast and severe weather bulletin number 12 on tropical storm “Bebeng” (international codename: AERE) was issued at 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 9, 2011 on its official website.

Typhoon Bebeng Satellite Image by PAGASA
Typhoon Bebeng Satellite Image
Image Credit: PAGASA – DOST

According to the latest PAGASA bulletin, typhoon “Bebeng” has maintained its strength going in the Northward direction.

As of 4 pm today, typhoon “Bebeng” is located 50 km East of Tuguegarao City. “Bebeng” is moving Northern part of Luzon at 15 kph with a “maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph.”

Based on PAGASA‘s three day forecast, typhoon “Bebeng” will be 120 km East of Basco, Batanes by Tuesday afternoon, and 370 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes on Wednesday afternoon, and on Thursday afternoon, it will be out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility at 140 km West of Okinawa, Japan.

Public storm warning signal has been raised by PAGASA in the following areas:

Storm Signal Number 2:

  • Cagayan
  • Isabela

Storm Signal Number 1:

  • Aurora
  • Quirino
  • Ifugao
  • Mt. Province
  • Kalinga
  • Apayao
  • Babuyan
  • Calayan group of islands
  • Batanes

Other public storm warning signals were either lowered or removed from other areas in Luzon.

The PAGASA bulletin added that, “tropical storm ‘Bebeng’ is expected to bring rains over the western section of Luzon. Residents in low lying areas and near mountain slopes under signal #2 and #1 are advised to take all the necessary precautions against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.”

The next PAGASA bulletin will be issued at 11 PM today.

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