Update on Typhoon Quiel, September 30, 2011

  • As of 5 p.m. today, Typhoon Quiel (Nalgae) has accelerated and now threatens the Cagayan area. Its center is located 490 km East of Tuguegarao City with maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of 170 kph.
  • TY Quiel is expected to be 190 km East Southeast of Aparri, Cagayan, Saturday morning.
  • It is expected to move West at 26 kph, and to make landfall at Cagayan 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, or possibly earlier.
Areas with Public Storm Warning Signals (PSWS)
PSWS#3: Cagayan, Isabela
PSWS#2: Northern Aurora, Quirino, Ifugao, Mt. Province, Kalinga, Apayao, Calayan Group of Islands, Babuyan Group of Islands
PSWS#1: Rest of Aurora, Nueva Vizcaya, Pangasinan, Benguet, La Union, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Abra
Actions Taken
NDRRMC and PAGASA disseminated Severe Weather Bulletin No.5 on Typhoon “Quiel” by uploading it on their respective websites
PAGASA held press conferences 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. to inform people of the latest updates on TY Quiel.  The next press briefing is scheduled for 11 p.m. tonight.
Continuous monitoring and updating are available online.