Philippines typhoon: Latest PAGASA Update, Weather Forecast on Typhoon Pablo

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

Update: December 5, 2012 12:30 a.m. Read PAGASA Bagyong Pablo Weather Update: Typhoon Pablo continues to weaken, 10 areas still under Storm Signal 3

Philippines Typhoon Pablo Track

Philippines Typhoon Pablo Track
Image Credit: PAGASA

Philippines’ Typhoon Pablo, with international codename Bopha, has slightly accelerated according to the latest update by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) at 5 p.m., Tuesday, December 4, 2012 (Philippines local time).

The latest severe weather bulletin by PAGASA indicates that Typhoon Pablo has quicken at it moves towards the Philippines provinces of Siquijor and Negros Oriental.

PAGASA said that super Storm Pablo was spotted at 60 km Southeast of Dumaguete City with coordinates of 9.0°N, 123.7°E.

Typhoon Pablo is reportedly moving “west northwest at 24 kph with maximum sustained winds of 160 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 195 kph.”

PAGASA forecast says that they expect Typhoon Pablo at “140 km Southwest of Coron, Palawan by Wednesday afternoon, 450 km West of Subic, Zambales by Thursday afternoon and 660 km Northwest of Iba, Zambales by Friday afternoon.”

Philippines Typhoon Pablo Satellite image
MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image of Typhoon Pablo as of 4:30 p.m., 04 December 2012
Image Credit: PAGASA

Below are the areas having public storm warning signal as provided by PAGASA.
Signal #3:
Lanao Del Norte, Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Norte, Bohol, Siquijor, Southern Cebu, Negros Oriental, Southern Negros Occidental, Iloilo, Guimaras, Antique, Northern Palawan, Calamian Grp of Is.

Signal #2:
Aklan, Capiz, rest of Palawan, rest of Cebu inc. Camotes Is., rest of Negros Occidental, Misamis Oriental, Agusan del Norte, Bukidnon, Lanao del Sur, Zamboanga del Sur including Sibugay

Signal #1:
Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Romblon, Leyte inc. Biliran & Southern Leyte, Surigao Del Norte inc. Siargao, Surigao del Sur, Dinagat, Agusan del Sur, Davao del Norte, Compostela Valley, North Cotabato, Maguindanao

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