Thursday, May 26, 2011

Typhoon Songda (Bagyong Chedeng) Update May 27, 2011 | PAGASA Weather Forecast

Typhoon Songda's Satellite Shot as of 5 p.m. on May 27, 2011

Bagyong Chedeng "has maintained its strength as it continues to threaten Batanes area", the latest PAGASA bulletin reads.

Check out the said Typhoon Chedeng update below:

Severe Weather Bulletin No. 18
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "CHEDENG" (SONGDA)
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Friday, 27 May 2011

Typhoon "CHEDENG" has maintained its strength as it continues to threaten Batanes area.
Location of Center:
(as of 4:00 p.m.)
160 km Southeast of Basco, Batanes
Coordinates: 19.5°N,123.3°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 195 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 230 kph
Movement: North Northwest at 19 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Saturday afternoon:
400 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes
Sunday afternoon:
820 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes or
110 km East Southeast of Okinawa, Japan

Areas having Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal Number 3

Batanes Group of Islands

Signal Number 2

Babuyan Group of Island

Signal Number 1


Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere are now lowered.

Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signals #3, #2 and #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 Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao including Metro Manila.