Bagyong Ramon Update (October 10, 2011)

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Tropical Depression “Ramon” has accelerated slightly as it moves in a West Northwest direction, the Philippine Atmospheric and Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) announced on Monday, October 10, 2011.

Bagyong Ramon
As of 11:00 p.m. today, the state weather bureau said “Ramon” was spotted at 440 kilometers (km) East Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center. It is moving West Northwest at 17 kph.

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds):
  • Surigao Del Norte
  • Siargao Island
  • Surigao Del Sur
  • Agusan Del Norte
  • Northern Agusan Del Sur
  • Dinagat Group of Islands
Estimated rainfall amount is from 5 - 20 millimeterss per hour (moderate to heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Depression, PAGASA said.

Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signal # 1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides, the bureau added.