PAGASA issues Typhoon “Labuyo” forecast, update | August 9, 2013

Manila - The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) issues tropical cyclone alert, forecast today, August 9, 2013 for the movement of 'Bagyong Labuyo'. In an update as of 11 A.M., Typhoon “LABUYO” has intensified and accelerated as it moves in a northwest direction.

[ August 11 Update: Bagyong 'Labuyo' threatens Luzon;Metro Manila under Signal No.1 ]

Bagyong Labuyo August 2013 forecast by PAGASA

The weather bureau said that the location of eye/center as of 10:00 AM today was estimated based on all available data at 1,000 km East of Bicol Region (13.6°N, 134.7°E).

Typhoon Labuyo has a maximum winds of 55 kph near the center. 'Labuyo' is expected to move Northwest at 19 kph.

Tropical Depression “LABUYO” is expected to be at 840 km East of Casiguran, Aurora by tomorrow morning. By Sunday morning, it will be at 490 km East of Tuguegarao City and at 80 km East of Aparri, Cagayan by Monday morning.

Meanwhile, no public storm warning signal has been raised as the cyclone was still too far to directly affect any part of the country.

The estimated rainfall amount is from 5 – 10 mm per hour (moderate - heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.

Tropical Depression “LABUYO” is too far to directly affect any part of the country. However, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated at 65 km Southeast of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro (12.0°N, 121.4°E) embedded along the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) which will bring scattered light to moderate rains and thunderstorms over Southern Luzon, Visayas and Northern Mindanao.

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin.

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