Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Bagyong Chedeng Update from PAGASA - May 26, 2011

Bagyong Chedeng Update - May 26

Bagyong Chedeng's 5 p.m. Satellite Shot

Bagyong Chedeng "has slightly intensified as it continues to move northwestward", PAGASA's latest Typhoon Chedeng bulletin reads.

Check out below the said PAGASA update on Tropical Storm Chedeng:

***Bagyong Chedeng May 27, 2011 Update:

Severe Weather Bulletin No. 14
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "CHEDENG" (SONGDA)
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Thursday 26 May 2011

Typhoon "CHEDENG" has slightly intensified as it continues to move northwestward.

Location of Center:
(as of 10:00 a.m.)
260 km North Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes or at 300 km East Southeast of Casiguran, Aurora
Coordinates: 15.8°N,125.4°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 210 kph
Movement: Northwest at 19 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Friday afternoon:
320 km North Northeast of Casiguran, Aurora or at 200 km East Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan
Saturday afternoon:
590 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes or 190 km Southwest of Okinawa, Japan

Areas having Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal Number 1

Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Albay, Quirino, Aurora, Quezon provinces, Polilo Island, Isabela and Cagayan


Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.

Typhoon “Chedeng” is expected to enhance the southwest monsoon and will bring rains over Visayas and Mindanao.