The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has placed Cebu and other nearby islands under storm signal No.1 based on their weather bulletin as of 5 PM today. Here are areas with a storm signal, based on the current weather bulletin.
|Signal No. 2
(60-100 kph winds)
|Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
|Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)
|Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
The estimated rainfall amount is from 10 – 30 mm per hour (moderate to heavy) within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Storm. Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signal are alerted against possible flashfloods, landslides and storm surges. Coastal residents should also be wary of storm surges brought by typhoon Ramon.
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has ordered evacuation of residents in high-risk areas. Cebu City is now experiencing moderate rainfall and it is expected to intensify tomorrow as Ramon gets stronger and closer to the island of Cebu. Ramon was spotted to be 567 km SE of Cebu City as of 12 noon today. It is expected to pass through Northern Cebu on Wednesday evening.
- Typhoon Ramon: Might pass Cebu and bring more rains (cebulive.wordpress.com)
- Typhoon Ramon: Cebu Pacific cancels 8 flights due to weather disturbance (cebulive.wordpress.com)
- Floods hit Cebu and Mandaue Friday; More rains to come (cebulive.wordpress.com)