In a weather bulletin number 7 issued by Pag-asa at 5:00PM today, Iloilo province is now under tropical storm signal warning number 3 as typhoon “PABLO” continues to move towards Siquijor- Negros Oriental area.
Typhoon Pablo update: SEVERE Weather Bulletin No. 7
Typhoon “PABLO” (Typhoon BOPHA) has slightly accelerated as it continues to move towards Siquijor- Negros Oriental area. #PabloPH
At 1600 hours today, the eye of Typhoon “PABLO” was located based on satellite and surface data 60 km Souteast of Dumaguete City (9.0°N, 123.7°E). Maximum sustained winds 160 kph near the cen
ter and gustiness of up to 195 kph. Forecast to move West North West at 24 kph.
Typhoon “PABLO” is expected in the next 24 hours to be 140 km Southwest of Coron, Palawan and 450 km West of Subic, Zambales by Thursday early evening.
Signal No.3: (101-185 kph winds)
- Northern Palawan
- Calamian Grp. of Islands
- Southern Cebu
- Negros Oriental
- Southern Negros Occidental
- Lanao del Norte
- Misamis Occidental
- Zamboanga del Norte
Signal No. 2: (61-100 kph winds)
- Rest of Palawan
- Rest of Cebu
- Camotes Is.
- Rest of Negros Occidental
- Misamis Oriental
- Agusan del Norte
- Lanao del Sur
- Zamboanga del Sur incl. Sibugay
Signal No. 1: (30-60 kph winds)
- Occidental Mindoro
- Oriental Mindoro
- Southern Leyte
- Surigao del Norte
- Surigao del Sur
- Agusan del Sur
- Davao del Norte
- Compostela Valley
- North Cotabato
PUBLIC STORM WARNING SIGNALS ELSEWHERE IS NOW LOWERED.
Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 – 18 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 500 km diameter of the Typhoon.
Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signals are alerted against possible flash floods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under public storm warning signals #3 and signal #2 are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this Typhoon.
Fishing boats and other sea vessels are advised not to venture out into the 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 PM today.