Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Bagyong Chedeng PAGASA Update | May 25, 2011

A new bulletin has been posted by the PAGASA. For the May 27, 2011 Bagyong Chedeng update, please head to:


Bagyong Chedeng May 25, 2011 PAGASA Update

Bagyong Chedeng 6 p.m. satellite image | Source PAGASA

PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration), the Philippine weather bureau, has released its latest bulletin on Tropical Storm Chedeng saying that the weather disturbance has sustained its strength and has increased its rate of movement.

The agency now has 6 provinces on its list of areas having Public Storm Warning Signal (PSWS) Number 2 and listed 9 areas with PSWS Number 1.

Check the latest bulletin below:

Severe Weather Bulletin No. 10
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "CHEDENG" (SONGDA)
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday 25 May 2011

Typhoon "CHEDENG" has accelerated as it maintained its strength.

Location of Center (as of 10:00 a.m.): 310 km East of Catarman, Northern Samar

Coordinates: 12.8°N, 127.7°E

Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph

Movement: Northwest at 15 kph

Forecast Positions/Outlook:

Thursday afternoon:
230 km North of Catarman, Northern Samar or
at 140 km Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes
Friday afternoon:
150 km North Northeast of Baler, Aurora by Friday afternoon
Saturday afternoon:
470 km North of Baler, Aurora or
at 40 km West of Basco, Batanes

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal Number 2 (Winds of 61-100 kph is expected in at least 24 hrs)

Camarines Sur
Camarines Norte
Samar provinces

Signal Number 1 (Winds of 45-60 kph is expected within the next 36 hours)

Ticao Islands
Polilio Island