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Updates on Typhoon Santi (Mirinae) with Status of Major Dams

PAGASA Track as of 8 p.m., 30 October 2009

Satellite Picture at 10 p.m., 40 October 2009

Severe Weather Bulletin Number ELEVEN
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "SANTI" (MIRINAE)

Issued at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, 31 October 2009 Typhoon "SANTI" is now in the vicinity of Lubang Island and moving towards the South China Sea.

Location of Center: (as of 10:00 a.m.)   120 kms West Southwest of Metro Manila
Coordinates: 13.8°N, 119.9°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph
Movement: West Southwest at 22 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook:
  • Sunday morning:  630 kms West Southwest of Metro Manila
  • Sunday evening:  840 kms West Southwest of Metro Manila or over the South China Sea

                          Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal

                          Signal No. 3 (100-185 kph winds)
                          1. Lubang Island
                          2. Northern Section of Mindoro
                                        Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds) Batanes Gr of Islands
                                        1. Bataan
                                        2. Cavite
                                        3. Batangas
                                        4. Rest of Mindoro
                                        5. Calamian Group
                                        6. Metro Manila
                                                            Signal No. 1  (30-60 kph winds) Ilocos Norte
                                                            1. Zambales
                                                            2. Tarlac
                                                            3. Pampanga
                                                            4. Bulacan
                                                            5. Rizal
                                                            6. Laguna
                                                            7. Quezon
                                                            8. Marinduque
                                                            9. Northern Palawan
                                                                                    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 flashfloods and landslides.

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

                                                                                    STATUS OF MAJOR MULTI-PURPOSE DAMS IN LUZON-PHILIPPINES

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