Typhoon Pedring – PAGASA Storm Update for September 27
Typhoon Pedring slightly weakened earlier today, September 27, as it crossed Northern Luzon. Pedring is estimated based on satellite and surface data at 1100 km East of Baguio City (16.5°N, 121.5°E ) with maximum sustained winds of 1120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph and is moving West Northwest at 19 kph as of 11:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Typhoon Pedring is moving west northwest at 19 kilometers and is expected to leave the country by Wednesday afternoon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
PUBLIC STORM WARNING SIGNAL
Signal No. 3 (100-185 kph winds):
Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds):
Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds):
Calayan group of Islands
2-DAY WEATHER FORECAST
Wednesday morning: 300 km West of Sinait, Ilocos Sur
Thursday morning: 710 km West Northwest of Sinait, Ilocos Sur
Public Storm Warning Signal elsewhere are now lowered.
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signals are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.
Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 – 25 mm per hour within the 650 km diameter of the typhoon.
Typhoon Pedring is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon and will bring scattered to widespread rains over Southern Luzon and Visayas.
Government work and all classes were suspended today due to the strong winds and heavy rains brought about by Typhoon Pedring.
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