Severe Weather Bulletin No. 9

Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon "CHEDENG" (SONGDA)
Issued at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday 25 May 2011

"CHEDENG" has intensified into a typhoon as it remained almost stationary.

Areas having Public Storm Warning Signal
Signal No. 2 (Winds of 61-100 kph is expected in at least 24 hrs)
Luzon:  Catanduanes, Sorsogon, Albay, Camarines Sur, and Camarines Norte
Visayas:  Samar provinces
Mindanao: None

Signal No. 1 (Winds of 45-60 kph is expected within the next 36 hours)
Luzon:  Marinduque, Masbate, Burias and Ticao Islands, Southern Quezon and Polilio Is.
Visayas: Biliran Island, Northern Leyte
Mindanao: None
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signals #2 & #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.

Typhoon "Chedeng" is expected to enhance the southwest monsoon and will bring rains over Visayas and Mindanao.

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 PM today.

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Written By: Framelia Anonas
Wednesday, 25 May 2011