Bagyong Mina Latest Weather News Forecast, August 29, 2011, 5am

Typhoon over the lighthouse in BatanesImage via Wikipedia
Severe Weather Bulletin Number TWENTY-SIX
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Storm "MINA" (NANMADOL)
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Monday, 29 August 2011




Tropical Storm "MINA" has slightly weakened as it continues to move away from the country.
Location of Center:
(as of 4:00 p.m.)
340 km Northwest of Basco, Batanes
Coordinates:23.3°N, 119.9°E
Strength:Maximum sustained winds of 95 kph near the center and Gustiness of up to 120 kph
Movement:Forecast to move West Northwest at 7 kph 
Forecast Positions/Outlook:Tuesday afternoon:500 km Northwest of Basco, Batanes 

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS #LuzonVisayasMindanao
Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)
Batanes Group of IslandsNoneNone
Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere are now lowered.

Residents in low lying and mountainous areas particularly over the western section of Northern and Central Luzon are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides, likewise, those living in coastal areas are alerted against big waves generated by monsoon surge.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 10-20 mm per hour within the 550 km diameter of the tropical cyclone.

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 and the hourly updates.