Bagyong Mina Update — Typhoon Mina Update

Bagyong Mina (Typhoon Mina) update as of August 27, 2011. Bagyong Mina has has weakened as it continues to move Northwestward slowly, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) announced earlier.

Typhoon Mina
At 4:00 pm today, Typhoon “Mina” was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 50 km Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan (18.7°N, 121.9°E) with maximum sustained winds of 165 kph near the center and Gustiness of up to 200 kph. It is forecast to move Northwest at 7 kph, the weather agency added.

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal No.3 (100-185 kph winds):
  • Cagayan
  • Babuyan Group of Island
  • Calayan Group of Island
  • Apayao
  • Batanes
Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds):
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Sur
  • Abra
  • Kalinga
  • Mt. Province
  • Ifugao
  • Isabela
Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds):
  • La Union
  • Benguet
  • Pangasinan
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Quirino
  • Aurora
PAGASA said public storm warning signals elsewhere are now lowered.

The state weather bureau alerted residents in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signals, Southern Luzon and Visayas against possible flashfloods and landslides. Those living in coastal areas, Pagasa said, are also alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 15-25 millimeters per hour within the 600 km diameter of the typhoon, it said.