Bagyong Quinta Update (December 25, 2012)

Bagyong Quinta has intensified further as it continues to move towards Eastern Visayas, state weather bureau PAGASA reported on Tuesday, December 25, 2012.

At 7:00 p.m. today, the center of Bagyong Quinta was spotted at 40 kilometers South Southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar with maximum winds of 75 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph. It is moving West at 24 kph.

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Areas with Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal No. 2 (61-100 kph winds):
  • Eastern Samar
  • Western samar
  • Leyte
  • Southern Leyte
  • Northern Cebu
  • Camotes Island
  • Bohol
  • Biliran
  • Dinagat Province
  • Siargao Island
  • Surigao Del Norte
Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph winds):
  • Northern Samar
  • Masbate
  • Ticao Island
  • Aklan
  • Capiz
  • Antique
  • Iloilo
  • Guimaras
  • Negros provinces
  • Siquijor
  • Rest of Cebu
  • Agusan Del Norte
  • Agusan Del Sur
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Camiguin
  • Surigao Del Sur
Weather experts said the estimated rainfall amount is from 10 to 20 millimeters per hour (heavy to intense) within the 350-km diameter of Quinta.

PAGASA alerted residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signal #2 and #1 against possible flashfloods and landslides. Those living in coastal areas under public storm warning signal #2 are also warned against big waves or storm surges.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the seaboards of Luzon and over the eastern seaboard of Visayas and Mindanao, the weather bureau added.