PAGASA releases Typhoon Paeng weather update (November 1, 2014)

MANILA, Philippines - State weather bureau PAGASA in an update released on Saturday as of 10:30am (November 1, 2014) said that Typhoon Paeng has intensified as it continues to move over the Philippine Sea.

Typhoon Paeng weather update Nov 1, 2014

At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "Paeng' was estimated based on all available data at 1,100 km East of Legazpi City (13.2°N, 133.9°E). It has a maximum sustained winds of 95 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 120 kph.

Typhoon 'Paeng' is forecast to move West Northwest at 13 kph.

'Paeng' is expected to be at 925 km East of Daet, Camarines Norte tomorrow morning (November 2) and at 1,030 km East of Tuguegarao City by Monday morning (November 3). By Tuesday morning, it is expected to be at 1,170 km East of Itbayat, Batanes.

Tropical Storm Paeng

The estimated rainfall amount is from 7.5 – 30 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 500 km diameter of the tropical storm.

[ DOST-PAGASA 5:00PM Update: At 4:00 PM today, Tropical storm “#PaengPH” was estimated based on all available data at 985 km East of Virac, Catanduanes (13.5˚N, 133.4˚E), with maximum sustained winds of 95 kph near the center and gustiness of 120 kph. It is forecast to move Northwest at 13 kph. Northeast monsoon affecting Northern Luzon.

Forecast: CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao and Caraga will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. Cagayan valley, Cordillera and Ilocos Region will experience partly cloudy skies with isolated light rains. Metro Manila and the rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.]

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Northeast will prevail over Luzon and Eastern Visayas and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the Northeast to Northwest with slight to moderate seas.
PAGASA said that 'Paeng' is too far to affect any part of the country. However, it will continue to enhance northeasterly winds over the eastern seaboard of Central and Southern Luzon and of Visayas resulting to rough to very rough sea conditions over the aforementioned areas. Fisherfolks and those using small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the said seaboards.

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin.

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