Image via WikipediaSevere 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|
|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|
|Signal No. 1|
(45-60 kph winds)
|Batanes Group of Islands||None||None|
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.