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We can finally be happy and thank God that Typhoon Ramil did not make landfall in our country.  Thanks to everyone who have prayed and hope for the best for our country. Ramil whose international name "Lupit" in Filipino is taken from the word "malupit" which literally means merciless, it's street slang and not used in writing, which could mean no mercy, excellent, awesome, beautiful, mischievous depending on usage. If you're looking for a Tagalog meaning: "bagsik" but nevertheless this one has been tamed.. (For EMERGENCY NUMBERS FOR DISASTERS AND CALAMITIES CLICK HERE)

PAGASA Track as of 8 p.m., 23 October 2009

Satellite Picture at 10 p.m., 23 October 2009

Severe Weather Bulletin Number TWENTY-FOUR
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "RAMIL" (LUPIT)

Issued at 11:00 p.m., Thursday, 23 October 2009 TTyphoon "RAMIL" has maintained its strength as it moves North Northeast slowly.

Location of Center: (as of 10:00 p.m.) 140 kms East Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan
Coordinates: 19.3°N, 122.8°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 105 kph near center and gustiness of up to 135 kph
Movement: It is forecast to move north northeast slowly
Forecast Positions/Outlook:
  • Saturday evening: 200 kms Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan
  • Sunday evening: 260 kms Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan
  • Monday evening: 340 kms North Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan or 190 kms Northeast of Basco, Batanes

            Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal

            Signal No.3 (100-185 kph winds)    
            1. Batanes Group
            2. Babuyan
            3. Calayan Islands
                  Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds) Batanes Gr of Islands
                  1. Northern Cagayan
                  2. Ilocos Norte
                  3. Apayao
                          Signal No. 1  (30-60 kph winds) Ilocos Norte
                          1. Rest of Cagayan
                          2. Ilocos Sur
                          3. Abra
                          4. Kalinga
                                    Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere now lowered.

                                    Residents in low-lying areas and near mountain slopes under signals #3, #2 and #1 are advised to take all the necessary precautionary measures against possible flashfloods and landslides.

                                    Those living along the coast in areas under signal #2 and #3 are advised to be on alert against storm surge and big waves generated by the typhoon.

                                    The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 5 a.m. tomorrow.

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