|PAGASA Track as of 8 a.m., 18 September 2014||Satellite Image|
WEATHER BULLETIN NUMBER FOUR
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING: TROPICAL STORM"MARIO" (FUNG-WONG)
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, 18 September 2014
Tropical Storm "MARIO" has maintained its strength as it moves toward Northern Luzon.
|Location of Center:|
(as of 4:00 a.m.)
|576 km East of Infanta, Quezon|
|Strength:||Maximum winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph|
|Movement:||Forecast to move West Northwest at 26 kph.|
|Public Storm Warning Signal|
(Winds of 61-100 kph is expected in at least 24 hrs)
Cagayan including Calayan and Babuyan Group of Islands and Northern Isabela
(winds of 30 - 60 kph is expected in at least
Catanduanes, Isabela, Aurora and Cagayan, Includ. Calayan group of Island
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signal #2 and #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.
Estimated rainfall amount is from 7 – 20 mm per hour (moderate - intense) within the 350 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.
The combined effect of Southwest Monsoon and TS "MARIO" will bring moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms in Bicol Region and Eastern and Central Visayas which may trigger flashfloods and landslides.
Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the eastern seaboards of Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.