Issued at : 11:00 p.m., 06 July  2016

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

Updated: PAGASA Weather Bulletin #5 TYPHOON "BUTCHOY"

Location of Center:
(as of  10:00 p.m.)
465 km East of Basco, Batanes
Coordinates: 20.3 °N, 126.4 °E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 220 kph near the center
and gustiness of up to 255 kph
Movement: Forecast to move Northwest at 30 kph.
Forecast Positions/Outlook: 24 Hour(Tomorrow evening):
245 km. North Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes• 48 Hour(Friday evening):
648 km. Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)• 72 Hour(Saturday evening):
955 km. Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)• 96 Hour(Sunday evening):
1,075 km. North Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)• 120 Hour(Monday evening):
1,310 km North of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)
PSWS Luzon Visayas Mindanao Impacts of the wind



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 kmdiameter 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 5 AM tomorrow.

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