Geohazard Bulletin

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #8
FOR:Typhoon Ompong
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT: 8:00 AM, 14 September 2018

TYPHOON “OMPONG” INCREASES ITS THREAT OVER NORTHERN LUZON AS IT MOVES CLOSER.

Occasional rains and gusty winds will be experienced over the areas under TCWS #1. Stormy weather is expected over areas under TCWS#2 and TCWS#3. TY “OMPONG” is expected to make landfall in Cagayan-Isabela area tomorrow early morning (Saturday,15 September). The Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) enhanced by the typhoon will bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains over Visayas while scattered light to moderate to at times heavy rains over Palawan, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao and Caraga. Residents in these areas, especially those living near river channels, in low-lying areas and in mountainous areas, are advised to take appropriate actions against possible flooding and landslides, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and to continue monitoring for updates. Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of areas with TCWS and the eastern seaboards of Visayas and of Mindanao. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #4
FOR: Typhoon Ompong
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT: 11:00 AM, 13 September 2018

TYPHOON “OMPONG” HAS SLIGHTLY SLOWED DOWN AS IT CONTINUES TO MOVE WESTWARD OVER THE PHILIPPINE SEA.

Typhoon “Ompong” continues to threaten Northern Luzon. Occasional rains and gusty winds will be experienced over the areas under TCWS #1. TY “OMPONG” is expected to make landfall in the northern Cagayan on Saturday morning (September 15). Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of areas under TCWS #1, the northern seaboard of Northern Luzon and the eastern seaboards of Visayas and of Mindanao. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #3
FOR: Typhoon Ompong
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT: 5:00 AM, 13 September 2018

TYPHOON “OMPONG” HAS SLIGHTLY ACCELERATED WHILE MAINTAINING ITS STRENGTH.

The typhoon continues to threaten Northern Luzon. Occasional rains and gusty winds will be experienced over the areas under TCWS #1. TY “OMPONG” is expected to make landfall in the northern tip of Cagayan on Saturday morning (September 15). Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of areas under TCWS #1, and the northern seaboard of Northern Luzon and the eastern seaboards of Visayas and of Mindanao. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #1
FOR: Typhoon Ompong
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT: 5:00 PM, 12 September 2018

TYPHOON MANGKHUT HAS ENTERED THE PHILIPPINE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY AND WAS NAMED “OMPONG”.

Typhoon OMPONG entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) at 3:00 PM this afternoon. The typhoon continues to threaten Northern Luzon. The province of Catanduanes will experience the peripheral effects of OMPONG within the next 36 hours, bringing occasional rains and gusty winds. The typhoon may reach a peak intensity of 220 / 270 kph (max/gust) tomorrow (September 13). TY OMPONG is expected to make landfall in the northern tip of Cagayan on Saturday (September 15). TCWS #1 may be raised in provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, Aurora, Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur tomorrow morning (September 13). Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #14
FOR:Tropical Depression Basyang
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT:2:00 PM, 13 February 2018

“BASYANG” HAS TRAVERSED THE SURIGAO PROVINCES – AGUSAN DEL NORTE AREA AND IS NOW OVER BOHOL SEA.

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL: #1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs) affecting Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Misamis Oriental, northern section of Bukidnon, Misamis Occidental, and northern section of Zamboanga del Norte.

At 1:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression “BASYANG” was estimated based on all available data at 60 km South of Maasin City, Southern leyte (09.6 °N, 124.9 °E) with Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph, Forecast to move West Northwest at 27 kph. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #12
FOR:Tropical Storm Basyang
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT:8:00 AM, 13 February 2018

“BASYANG” IS ABOUT TO MAKE LANDFALL BETWEEN SURIGAO AND DINAGAT PROVINCES.

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL: #2 (61-120kph expected in 24 hrs) affecting Dinagat Island, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Misamis Oriental, and northern section of Bukidnon.

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL: #1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs) affecting Zamboanga del Sur, northern section of Zamboanga del Norte, northern northern section of Zamboanga Sibugay, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, rest of Bukidnon, North Cotabato, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, and northern section of Davao Oriental.

At 7:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm “BASYANG” was estimated based on all available data at 80 km Northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (08.8 °N, 126.9 °E) with Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph, Forecast to move Northwest at 25 kph Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #7
FOR:Tropical Storm Basyang
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT:5:00 PM, 12 February 2018

“BASYANG” HAS SLIGHTLY ACCELERATED WHILE MOVING CLOSER TOWARDS EASTERN MINDANAO.

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL: #1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs) affecting Dinagat Islands, Camiguin, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Bukidnon, northern portion of Zamboanga del Norte. and northern portion of Zamboanga del Sur.

At 4:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm “BASYANG” was estimated based on all available data at 435 km East Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (07.3 °N, 130.1 °E) with Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph, Forecast to move West Northwest at 23 kph. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #6
FOR:Tropical Storm Basyang
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT:2:00 PM, 12 February 2018
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL: #1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs)|affecting Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Bukidnon, northern portion of Zamboanga del Norte. and northern portion of Zamboanga del Sur.

At 1:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm “BASYANG” was estimated based on all available data at 570 km East Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur(07.0 °N, 131.3 °E) with Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph, forecast to move West Northwest at 22 kph. Continue reading »

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