Satellite Picture at 5 p.m., 30 September 2011
|Typhoon "QUIEL" has accelerated as it threatens Cagayan area.|
|Location of Center:|
(as of 4:00 p.m.)
|490 kms East of Tuguegarao City|
|Strength:||Maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center|
Gustiness of up to 170 kph
|Movement:||Forecast to move West at 26 kph |
|Forecast Positions/Outlook:|| Saturday afternoon: 40 kms East of Laoag City or |
90 kms Northwest of Tuguegarao City
Sunday afternoon: 570 kms West of Laoag City or
|Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal|
(100-185 kph winds)
|Signal No. 2|
(60-100 kph winds)
Calayan Group of Islands
Babuyan Group of Islands
|Signal No. 1|
(45-60 kph winds)
|Rest of Aurora|
| Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signals 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 "Quiel" is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon and will bring scattered to widespread rains over Southern Luzon and Western Visayas.
Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 - 25 mm per hour within the 500 km diameter of the Typhoon.
The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.