SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN NUMBER FOUR
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING: TROPICAL TYPHOON “PEPENG”
ISSUED AT 11:00 AM, 01 OCTOBER 2009
(Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 5 PM today)
At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Typhoon “PEPENG” was estimated to be 520 kms east of Borongan, Eastern Samar with maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near center and gustiness of up to 210 kph. It’s estimated position on Friday morning shall be 220 kms East of Virac, Catanduanes and on Saturday morning, 80 kms East of Casiguran, Aurora or 160 kms southeast of Tuguegarao City. By Sunday morning it is estimated to be 60 kms Northwest of Laoag City.
PUBLIC STORM WARNING SIGNAL 1 is raised over Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur and Catanduanes. Winds of 30-60 kph is expected within the next 36 hrs.
Residents in low lying areas and near mountain slopes under signal #1 are advised to take all the necessary precautionary measures against possible flashfloods and landslides.
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 P.M. today.