Sunday, November 10, 2013

PAGASA 25th Typhoon "ZORAIDA" Forecast Track: To HIT Mindanao-Visayas

PAGASA 25th Typhoon "ZORAIDA" 3 Days Forecast Track and Landfall Area

After Supertyphoon "YOLANDA" battered and devastated Visayas region and other parts of Luzon, PAGASA typhoon "ZORAIDA" was sighted at 216 km Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur as of 4 am November 12 - the 25th typhoon to enter Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) for 2013.

Residents in low lying areas and Mountain slopes alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Sea travel is risky over Northern and Eastern seaboards of Luzon.

PAGASA 25th Typhoon "ZORAIDA" Forecast Track and Rain Volume

PAGASA Typhoon "ZORAIDA" MTSAT Satellite Image as of 5:30am November 12, 2013 threatening Mindanao and Visayas Region

Coordinates: 6.8N, 127.5E

Signal #1 (30-60 kph winds)
Luzon: Cuyo Island, Northern Palawan and Calamian Group of Islands
Visayas: Siquijor, Southern Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental, Antique, Iloilo and Guimaras.
Mindanao: Dinagat Island, Siargao Island, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Samal Island, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, North Cotabato, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur and Camiguin Island

Forecast Track:
(1) 123 km Southwest of Iloilo City - Wednesday Morning
(2) 517 West of Coron, Palawan - Thursday Morning
(3) out of PAR - Thursday Afternoon

Strength: 55 kph near the center

Movement: Northwest at 30 kph

Possible Landfall: Mindanao-Visayas Area (Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Sur, Negros Provinces and Northern Palawan)

Rainfall Volume: 5-15 mm/hr (moderate-heavy) within 300 km diameter

Distance to Land: 216 km Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur

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 "ZORAIDA" was downgrade to LPA and sighted at 158 km Northeast of Puerto Princesa, Palawan (10.8N, 119.7E) as of 10 am, November 13, 2013. This weather disturbance will bring rainshowers and thunderstorms over Palawan.

Residents in this area are advised to be alert against possible flashfloods and landslides. LPA is out of PAR as of Nov. 15, 2013

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