Weather-2011-12-17 US NAVY

Tropical Storm WASHI / Sendong now heading toward Palawan

Tropical Storm WASHI / Sendong remaining Mindanao right after leaving hundreds of dead in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan. It is approaching at this second the coastline of Palawan.
The major issue is not the wind but the significant amounts of water the storm is carrying. Get off from the rivers and the downhill settlements!

PAGASA maintains storm signals for Negros, Coron and Palawan.

Right here in Camiguin  we experienced a welcoming and sunny Saturday. No main damages had been documented and electrical energy is back again all over again.

The US Navy forecast
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The PAGASA forecast
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Storm Signal 2 (60-100 km/h winds):

– Palawan

Storm Sign 1 (45-60 km/h winds):
– Cuyo
– Coron Group of Island
– Southern Negros


Present STORM Facts: WASHI / Sendong

Time/Day: 18:00 Saturday December 16, 2011
Spot of Centre: 9.2º N Latitude, 121.1º E Longitude
Distance: 220 km West of Dumaguete Town
MaxWinds: 75 km/h (40 kts) near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 95 km/h (50 kts)
Current Movement: West at 24 km/h (13 kts)
Toward: Central Palawan
Expected Landfall: n/a
24hr Rainfall: 150 mm
Minimum amount Central Tension: 993 millibars (hPa)
Dimension: 400 km (210 nm)
Max Wave Peak: 5.4 m (17 ft)

Near true time temperature information and facts is here 

Up coming storm update tomorrow early morning close to 8:00 AM (08:00) UTC+8

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