Monday, December 3, 2012

Super Typhoon "Bopha" Near Land

I've been in close watch about this super typhoon since Friday and honestly im scared if it possibly hit us anytime soon. Its gustiness and strong winds made me want to just stay at home but with i don'y know anything that i'll be fear of with my God at my side always.

Anyway, for those who didnt check yet the location of this super typhoon, just have a short update:

Public storm warning signals have been hoisted over several areas in Visayas and Mindanao early Monday as feared super typhoon "Pablo" (international codename "Bopha") approaches land.

 "Typhoon 'Pablo' has slightly weakened as it moves west northwestward," the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomic Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its 5 a.m. update.

 Pablo was spotted 700 kilometers southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur 4 a.m. Monday, with maximum sustained winds of 175 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 210 kph, Pagasa added.

 The typhoon is expected to make landfall Tuesday.

 Public storm warning signal #2 has been raised over the province of
Surigao del Sur and the northern part of Davao Oriental.

 Under signal #1, meanwhile are the following areas in Mindanao: -

Surigao del Norte including Siargao Island -
Dinagat Island -
Agusan del Norte -
Agusan del Sur -the rest of Davao Oriental -
Davao del Norte including Samal Island -Compostela Valley -Bukidnon -
Misamis Occidental -
Misamis Oriental -
Camiguin -
Lanao del Norte -
Lanao del Sur 

Also under signal #1 are the Visayas areas of: -
Siquijor -
Bohol -
Biliran -
Camotes Island -
Southern Leyte -
Leyte -
Eastern Samar -
Western Samar.

Source: Yahoo/ph