PAGASA issued typhoon “Gorio” forecast, update | June 30, 2013

DOST- PAGASA on Sunday, 5:00 PM issued severe weather bulletin or Tropical Cyclone Warning for 'Bagyong Gorio'. Tropical Storm “GORIO” has gained strength while moving northwestward over the West Philippine Sea.

Typhoon Gorio june 30,2013 update

Weather bureau said that the location of eye/center at 4:00 PM today, the center of Tropical
Storm “GORIO” was estimated based on all available data at 230 km West of Dagupan City (15.8°N, 118.0°E).

Gorio has a maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph. Storm is moving Northwest at 26 kph.

Tropical Storm “GORIO” is expected to be at 430 km Southwest of Laoag City by early tomorrow morning and out of the Philippine Area of Responsibity (PAR) and at 610 km Northwest of Laoag City tomorrow afternoon.

Metro Manila and nearby areas can expect the weather to improve by then, state weather forecasters said Sunday.

Public Storm Warning Signal No.1 (Winds of 45-60 kph is expected in at least 36 hrs) in Pangasinan and Zambales.

Typhoon Gorio Update by PAGASA:

1. Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere are now lowered.
2. Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signal #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas are alerted against big waves.
3. Estimated rainfall amount is from 5 – 17 mm per hour (moderate - heavy) within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.
4. Fishermen specially those using small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Western Seaboards of Luzon due to big waves generated by Tropical Storm “GORIO”. 
5. The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin. 


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