Typhoon Mario: September 19, 2014 Bagyong Mario Update

Typhoon Mario news as of September 19, 2014 - Catch the latest update on Tropical Storm Mario (Bagyong Mario) from the state weather bureau.

Typhoon Mario: September 19, 2014 Bagyong Mario Update

TS Mario has maintained its strength and has made landfall over the northern tip of Cagayan, PAGASA's weather bulletin stated.

As of 10 a.m., Bagyong Mario was spotted at 64 kilometers North Northeast of Tuguegarao City, with maximum winds of 85 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 100 kph.

It is forecast to move West Northwest at 22 kph, weather forecasters said. By tomorrow morning it will be at 190 Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes and by Sunday morning, it will be at 680 km North of Itbayat, Batanes or outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

PUBLIC STORM WARNING SIGNALS:

Signal No. 2 (Winds of 61-100 kph is expected in at least 24 hrs)
  • Cagayan including Calayan, Babuyan and Batanes Group of Islands
  • Isabela
  • Kalinga
  • Apayao
  • Mt. Province
  • Abra
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Batanes Group of Islands
Signal No. 1 (Winds of 30-60 kph is expected in at least 36 hours)
  • Aurora
  • Quirino
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Ifugao
  • Benguet
  • Ilocos Sur
  • La Union
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under the storm warning signals are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 7 to 20 millimeters per hour (moderate to intense) within the 350-km diameter of the Tropical Storm.

The combined effect of Southwest Monsoon and TS MArio will bring moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon which may trigger flashfloods and landslides.

Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the western seaboard of central Luzon, seaboards of southern Luzon and Visayas and eastern seaboard of Mindanao, PAGASA added.

Heavy Rainfall Warning Levels