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PAGASA Weather Update: Bagyong Dindo Intensified, Public Storm Warning Signals Raised On Some Areas

By on Jun 27, 2012 in Announcement, Asia, Events, Science, Weather, World Comments
Bagyong Dindo

Tropical Storm Dindo
as of 9:32am June 27, 2012

Image Credit: PAGASA / DOST

Update (June 27, 2012, 7:00 pm): Bagyong Dindo Maintained Its Strength, Signal No. 2 Up On More Areas

Dindo is now a tropical storm, has slightly intensified as it moves west northwest towards extreme northern Luzon, according to PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin Number Four issued at 11:00 am today, June 27, 2012.

Dindo, as of 10:00 am, was located at 380 km east northeast of Virac, Catanduanes or 490 km east southeast of Casiguran, Aurora. It now has a maximum winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph. It moves at 19 kph, west northwest.

Public storm warning signals have been raised in the following areas:

Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds)

  • Cagayan
  • Isabela

Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds)

  • Batanes Group of Islands
  • Calayan Island
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Apayao
  • Abra
  • Kalinga
  • Ilocos Sur
  • Mt.Province
  • Aurora
  • Ifugao
  • Nueva Viscaya
  • Quirino

PAGASA issued the following in their bulletin:

Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas, under public storm warning signal are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 – 25 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.

Tropical Storm “Dindo” is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring rains over Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao especially the western section.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Eastern Seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon and Visayas due to the combined effect of Tropical Storm “DINDO” and the Southwest Monsoon.

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

Below is the PAGASA Track of Dindo as of 8:00 am today.

Dindo PAGASA Track

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