SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #6

FOR: TYPHOON “BUTCHOY” (NEPARTAK)

TROPICAL CYCLONE: WARNING

Issued at : 5:00 a.m., 07 July  2016

Typhoon “BUTCHOY” intensified further as it moves towards Taiwan.

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #6 FOR: TYPHOON "BUTCHOY" (NEPARTAK) TROPICAL CYCLONE: WARNING

Location of Center:
(as of  4:00 a.m.)
330 km East of Basco, Batanes 
Coordinates: 20.9°N, 125.1 °E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 220 kph near the center
and gustiness of up to 255 kph
Movement: Forecast to move Northwest at 25 kph.
Forecast Positions/Outlook: 24 hour (Tomorrow morning):
315 km North Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes• 48 hour (Saturday morning):
780 km North Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)• 72 hour (Sunday morning):
1,070 km North of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)• 96 hour (Monday morning):
1,320 km North Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)• 120 hour (Tuesday morning):
1,530 km North Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL
PSWS Luzon Visayas Mindanao Impacts of the wind
 

1

(30-60kph

Expected in36 hrs.)

Batanes, Calayan, Babuyan group of Islands ·   Very light or no damage to low risk structures,

·   Light damage to medium to high risk structures

·   Slight damage to some houses of very light materials or makeshift structures in exposed communities. Some banana plants are tilted, a few downed and leaves are generally damaged

·   Twigs of small trees may be broken.

·   Rice crops, however, may suffer significant damage when it is in its flowering stage.

Wave Height (Open Sea): 1.25-4.0 meters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

·        Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 600 km diameter of the typhoon.
·         Fisherfolk are advised not to venture out over the northern and eastern seaboards of Luzon.

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next weather bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.

for more info:  http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/