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Super Typhoon Yolanda Update 4: More areas under Signal No. 4; Bantayan and Northern Cebu towns included

7 Nov

In their  November 7, 2013 11 p.m. weather bulletin, PAGASA raised Public Storm Warning Signal No.4 in many areas in the Visayas. These towns and provinces are the most likely areas that Super Typhoon Yolanda (international code: Haiyan) will pass through before exiting the Philippine Area of Responsibility. Added in the list of threatened areas are Bantayan Island and the extreme Northern Cebu Towns like San Remigio, Daanbantayan, and Bogo. If the typhoon will not change course, it will also affect Boracay Island which one of the top tourist destinations in the country.

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS # Luzon Visayas Mindanao
Signal No. 4
( >185 kph winds may be expected in at least 12 hours)
Masbate Northern Samar
Eastern Samar
Samar
Leyte
Southern Leyte
Biliran Province
extreme Northern Cebu
Bantayan Island
Capiz
Aklan
Northern Antique
Northern Iloilo
None
Signal No.3
(Winds of >100 to 185 kph may be expected in at least 18 hours)
Ticao Island
Sorsogon
Romblon
Calamian Group of Island
Rest of Antique
Rest of Iloilo
Guimaras
Northern Negros Occidental
Northern Negros Oriental
Bohol
Northern Cebu
Cebu City
Camotes Island
Siargao Island
Dinagat Province
Signal No. 2
(winds of >60 to 100 kph may be expected in at least 24 hours)
Mindoro Provinces
Marinduque
Albay
Extreme Northern Palawan
Burias islands
rest of Negros Occidental
rest of Negros Oriental
Siquijor
Rest of Cebu
Camiguin
Surigao Del Norte
Surigao Del Sur
Agusan Del Norte
Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds may be expected in at least 36 hours)
Metro Manila
Bataan
Camarines Norte
Camarines Sur
Catanduanes
Southern Quezon
Laguna
Rizal
Cavite
Batangas
Lubang Island
Rest of Northern Palawan
Puerto Princesa
None Misamis Oriental
Agusan del Sur

Metro Cebu is still under signal No.3 while the southern towns of Cebu are under Signal No. 2. Heavy to intense rainfall is expected in the 600 km diameter of the Category 5 typhoon. It started to rain just before midnight in Cebu City and the rains are expected to continue until tomorrow afternoon.

Storm Track

If the storm track forecast of weather.com.ph is correct, the typhoon will make landfall in Leyte then move towards the Northern tip of Cebu Island, then towards the Eastern portion of Panay before exiting towards the West Philippine Sea. Residents living within 200 kilometers from the expected path of the typhoon are strongly advised to prepare and take all necessary precautions to avoid the loss of life. Residents need to constantly monitor the situation through AM Radio, TV, Internet, and they to coordinate with their local governments when it comes to evacuation and emergency procedures.

Latest UPDATE on Super Typhoon YOLANDA

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