MANILA, Philippines – PAGASA issues a weather advisory for super Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) as it maintains its strength and gets closer to land. Exactly, where’s Typhoon Ompong?
According to PAGASA:
— PAGASA-DOST (@dost_pagasa) September 13, 2018
UPDATES: SYNOPSIS on Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong)
“At 3:00 AM today, the eye of Typhoon “OMPONG” was located based on all available data at 665 km East of Infanta, Quezon (15.3°N, 127.8°E) maximum sustained winds of 205 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 255 km/h. It is moving West Northwest at 20 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.”
For the complete details of the whereabouts of Typhoon Ompong, and complete weather forecast you can read it here on PAGASA’s website.
The Philippine Government has evacuated and is still evacuating residents, in low-lying areas, and those near coastal waters to prevent and minimize casualties during the rampage of Typhoon Ompong.
Meanwhile, due to Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong), Typhoon Signal #3 is raised over Isabela; Typhoon Signals are raised over the entire Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). Signal #2 and Signal #1 are raised over areas of Central Luzon, as of 6 am today. Refresh the page to monitor updated Typhoon Signals.
The Ilocos Region, Central Luzon, Cagayan Valley, and the Cordilleras will be significantly affected by Typhoon Ompong
Experts advised not to be fooled by the good weather, as Typhoon Ompong would, most likely, unleash its devastating strength in affected areas at the most unexpected time. It was also sunny, the day before Typhoon Yolanda struck the country. So, residents are advised to prepare accordingly.
TYPHOON OMPONG UPDATES
As of 2 pm, PAGASA raised the following Typhoon Signals due to Typhoon Ompong. Typhoon Lawin is also a new storm watch for the country as it more towards the Cagayan Valley.
PAGASA raised Signal # 3 in the following areas:
• Ilocos Norte
• Ilocos Sur
• Mountain Province
• Nueva Vizcaya
• Northern Aurora
• Babuyan Islands
PAGASA raised Signal #2 in the following areas:
• La Union
• Nueva Ecija
• Northern Zambales
• Southern Aurora
PAGASA raised Signal # 1 in the following areas:
• Burias and Ticao Islands
• Lubang Islands
• Metro Manila
• Quezon incl. Polillo Is.
• Northern Oriental Mindoro
• Northern Occidental Mindoro
• Camarines Norte
• Camarines Sur
• Southern Zambales
• Northern Samar
Updates Typhoon Ompong – Signal #4 raised in the following areas
• Isabela (Northern Part)
Updates Typhoon Ompong on 8 pm – Signal #4 raised in additional areas
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