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Super Typhoon Yolanda Update 1: PAGASA issues Public Storm Warnings

6 Nov

The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has finally issued Public Storm Warnings for Super Typhoon Yolanda (international code: Haiyan) as it entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility. Signal No.2 is 8 areas in the country.  The Bicol Region, the whole Visayas, and parts of Mindanao are placed under signal No.1.

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS # Luzon Visayas Mindanao
Signal No. 2
(winds of >60 to 100 kph may be expected in at least 24 hours)
None Eastern Samar
Samar
Southern Leyte
Surigao Del Norte
Siargao Island
Dinagat Island
Northern part of Surigao Del Sur
Northern part of Agusan Del Norte
Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds may be expected in at least 36 hours)
Camarines Norte
Camarines Sur
Catanduanes
Albay
Sorsogon
Ticao Island
Burias Island
Masbate
Romblon
Marinduque
Southern Quezon
Aklan
Capiz
Iloilo
Antique
Guimaras
Negros Occidental and Oriental
Cebu
Camotes Island
Bohol
Siquijor
Leyte
Biliran Island
Northern Samar
Camaguin
Misamis Oriental
Rest of Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Rest of Surigao del Sur

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Cebu has cloudy skies and occasional rains will be experienced throughout the day which is brought by the typhoon. The island is under Public Storm Warning Signal No.1. The rains could intensify starting this evening. Residents are advised to take necessary precautions especially those living in Northern Cebu and the smaller islands like Bantayan and Camotes.

As of 7 a.m. the super typhoon is currently tracked at 745 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur.  It is  moving West Northwest at 35 kph. According typhoon2000.ph, it is now a Category 5 typhoon with winds over 280 kph near the center.  The typhoon will likely make landfall tomorrow around noontime in the Southern tip of Samar and the Northern tip of Leyte.

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