Monday, October 28, 2013

PAGASA 22nd Typhoon "VINTA" Forecast Track - Will it HIT N.LUZON?

PAGASA 22nd Typhoon "VINTA" Forecast track threatening Northern Luzon.

PAGASA sighted the 22nd typhoon to enter Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) at 645 km East of Tuguegarao City as of 4 pm October 30, 2013.

Areas under Public Storm Signal #2 and #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Coastal areas under signal #2 are alerted against possible storm surges.

Sea travel is risky over the Northern and Eastern seaboards of Luzon.

PAGASA Typhoon VINTA Forecast Track and Rain Volume

PAGASA Typhoon VINTA MTSAT as of 7:32 pm October 30, 2013

Coordinates: 17.4N, 128.3E

Signal #2 (61-100 kph winds)
Luzon: Cagayan, Clayan and Babuyan Group of Island, Isabela, Kalinga and Apayao
Visayas: NONE
Mindanao: NONE

Signal #1 (30-60 kph winds)
Luzon: Ilocos Norte, Mt. Province, Abra, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Benguet, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Aurora, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija and Batanes Group of Island
Visayas: NONE
Mindanao: NONE

Forecast Track:
(1) 130 km East of Tuguegarao City - Thursday Afternoon
(2) outside of PAR - Friday Afternoon

Strength: 85 kph near center

Gustiness: 100 kph near center

Movement: West Northwest at 23 kph

Possible Landfall: Isabela - Cagayan Area

Rainfall Volume: 5-15 mm/hr (moderate - heavy) within 500 km.

Distance to Land: 645 km East of Tuguegarao City

Everybody is advised to prepare in advanced. To monitor your weather and rain probability from time to time in your area, please visit PAGASA and DOST Project NOAH.

Updates: Typhoon "VINTA" is already out of PAR as of November 1, 2013.

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