Typhoon Quiel latest Satellite Image
Typhoon Quiel, based on the latest PAGASA weather update as of 11 a.m. today, Sunday, October 2, 2011, is located at 290 km West of Baguio City and still over the West Philippine Sea. PAGASA said that Typhoon Quiel is continuously moving away from the country.
PAGASA weather bulletin indicates that Typhoon Quiel is moving west at 20 kph and has a maximum wind strength of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph.
Latest forecast by PAGASA said that Typhoon Quiel will be at 500 km West Northwest of Baguio City by Monday evening.
Typhoon Quiel Track
Public warning storm signal number 1 is still up in Ilocos Sur, La Union, Zambales, and Pangasinan. These areas will experience winds from 45-60 kph.
Low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signals may experience flashfloods and landslides. Coastal areas may also experience big waves or storm surges due to Typhoon Quiel.
Typhoon Quiel is still enhancing the Southwest Monsoon that brings scattered to widespread rains in the Western section of Southern Luzon.
The amount of rainfall that may be brought by Typhoon Quiel is expected to be about 15 – 25 mm per hour within its 500 km diameter range.
The next PAGASA bulletin will be issued at 5 p.m. today.
Typhoon Quiel, based on PAGASA latest weather update at 11 a.m. today October 1, 2011, has made a landfall in Aurora Province this morning and is expected to out of the country by Sunday.was located at 40 km North of Casiguran, Aurora. Typhoon Quiel is moving at 26 kph in the West Southwest direction. PAGASA satellite and surface data indicates that Quiel has a strength of up to 160 kph with gustiness of up to 195 kph.
Typhoon Quiel Satellite image
Image Credit: PAGASA
PAGASA officials say that Typhoon Quiel has a 500 km diameter and 15-25 mm of rainfall per hour.
PAGASA raised Public storm signal number 3 in Isabela, Northern Aurora, Mt. Province, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Benguet, Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan.
Cagayan, Apayao, Ilocos Norte, Abra, Kalinga, rest of Aurora, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pampanga, Zambales, Bulacan, Northern Quezon, and Polillo Island are now under Public Storm Signal Number 2.
Signal Number 1 is declared over the rest of Quezon, Camarines Norte, Rizal, Bataan, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Lubang Island, Babuyan Island, Calayan Group of Islands, and Metro Manila were under Signal Number 1.
PAGASA cautioned the public in low lying and mountainous areas under storm signals to be on alert over possible flashfloods and landslides. Those residing in coastal areas were likewise alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by the tropical cyclone.
PAGASA weather update as of 11 a.m. today, October 1, 2011 published on its official website indicates stormy weather and rough to very rough coastal waters in the area of Northern and Central Luzon due to Bagyong Quiel. Rains and gusty winds will prevail in the Southern Tagalog area while the rest of the country will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms.
PAGASA weather forecast that Luzon will experience moderate to strong winds coming from the Northwest to West while winds from the Southwest to West will prevail over Visayas. The rest of the country will have moderate to rough coastal areas.
According to the latest PAGASA weather forecast issued at 5 am today, May 26, 2011, the eye of Bagyong Chedeng or Typhoon Chedeng is spotted at 270 km east Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes.
Tropical storm Chedeng (international codename: Songda) is moving northwest at 15 kph with maximum sustained winds of 160 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 195 kph, based on PAGASA satellite and surface data.
The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) said that Typhoon Chedeng has intensified over the past 12 hours in the highly favorable environment of the Philippine Sea. The Hawaii-based JTWC is a joint U.S. Navy-Air Force task force that is responsible for issuing tropical cyclone warnings for all branches of the US Department of Defense and other US government agencies.
PAGASA forecast Typhoon Chedeng to make a landfall in the area of Aurora and Isabela by Friday afternoon. However, JTWC contradicts PAGASA‘s forecast by saying that Tropical storm Chedeng will miss Luzon and remain in the sea area.
Below are some of the images of Typhoon Chedeng.
Typhoon Chedeng update issued by PAGASA at 11 pm May 25, said that the tropical storm has intensified and will pass through the Bicol region and eastern Visayas, according to a report on its official website on Wednesday, May 26.
PAGASA weather forecast issued at 5 p.m., said that Typhoon Chedeng was located at 310 east of Catarman, Northern Samar with maximum sustained winds of 150 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of up to 185 kph.
It is expected to make landfall in the vicinity of Aurora and Isabela at around 2 p.m. Friday while moving northwest at 15 kph.
PAGASA forecast Typhoon Chedeng to be 230 km north of Catarman, or 140 km northeast of Virac, Catanduanes by Thursday afternoon.
Based on PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin No. 11, Public Storm Warning Signal number were raised in the following areas:
- Camarines Norte,
- Camarines Sur,
- Eastern Samar, and
- Northern Samar.
Public Storm Warning Signal Number 1 are up in the following areas:
- Ticao and Burias islands,
- Quezon (including Polilio Island),
- Biliran island, and
- Northern Leyte.
The next PAGASA weather forecast on Typhoon Chedeng is expected at 5 am, May 26, 2011.
Bagyong Chedeng or Typhoon Chedeng has a big chance of passing through Metro Manila, according to a statement by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Wednesday morning, May 25, 2011.
DOST Undersecretary Graciano Yumul said in a DZMM radio interview, that if Typhoon Chedeng hits Bicol, then there is a great possibility that it will also hit Metro Manila.
PAGASA weather forecast revealed that Tropical storm Chedeng is continuously moving in the westward direction.
Public storm warning signal number two is already hoisted in Catanduanes, Sorsogon, Albay, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte and the Samar Provinces.
Signal No. 1 was raised in Marinduque, Masbate, Burias Island, Ticao Island, Southern Quezon, Polillo Island and Biliran Island.
PAGASA weather bulletin issued at 5 am today said that as of 4:00 am, Chedeng is located at 365 kilometers east of Catarman, Northern Samar with maximum sustained winds of 115 kilometers per hour.