Bagyong Mina Weather Update, August 28, 2011, 11am

Satellite Picture at 11 a.m., 28 August 2011             PAGASA Track as of 8 a.m., 28 August 2011

Severe Weather Bulletin Number TWENTY-ONETropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon MINA (NANMADOL)
Issued at 11:00 a.m., Sunday, 28 August 2011

Typhoon "MINA" has accelerated slightly and still continues to move North Northwestward.
Location of Center:
(as of 10:00 a.m.)
60 km East of Basco, Batanes
Coordinates:20.5°N, 121.3°E
Strength:Maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center and Gustiness of up to 150 kph
Movement:Forecast to move North Northwest at 9 kph 
Forecast Positions/Outlook:Monday morning:260 km North Northwest of Basco, Batanes
Tuesday morning:530 km North Northwest of Basco, Batanes
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS #LuzonVisayasMindanao
Signal No.3
(100-185 kph winds)
Batanes Group of IslandNoneNone
Signal No. 2
(60-100 kph winds)
Babuyan Group of Islands
Calayan Group of Islands
Ilocos Norte
Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)
Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere now lowered.

Residents in low lying and mountainous areas particularly 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 or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.

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

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 PM today and the hourly updates.