Typhoon Pablo: PAGASA Weather Update December 4, 2012

Typhoon Pablo has slightly accelerated as it continues to move towards Siquijor- Negros Oriental area, state weather bureau PAGASA reported on Tuesday, December 4, 2012.

At 8:00 p.m. today, the eye of Typhoon Pablo was spotted 100 kilometers West of Dumaguete City with maximum sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 195 kph. It is expected to move West Northwest at 24 kph.

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Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal

Signal No. 3 (101-185 kph winds)
  • Northern Palawan incl. Calamian Grp. Of Islands
  • Bohol
  • Siquijor
  • Southern Cebu
  • Negros Oriental
  • Southern Negros Occidental
  • Iloilo
  • Guimaras
  • Antique
  • Lanao del Norte
  • Misamis Occidental
  • Zamboanga del Norte
Signal No. 2 (61-100 kph winds)
  • Rest of Palawan
  • Aklan
  • Capiz
  • Rest of Cebu incl. Camotes Is.
  • Rest of Negros Occidental
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Agusan del Norte
  • Bukidnon
  • Lanao del Sur
  • Zamboanga del Sur incl. Sibugay
  • Camiguin
Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph winds)
  • Occidental Mindoro
  • Oriental Mindoro
  • Romblon
  • Leyte incl. Biliran
  • Southern Leyte
  • Surigao del Norte incl. Siargao
  • Surigao del Sur
  • Dinagat
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Davao del Norte
  • Compostela Valley
  • North Cotabato
  • Maguindanao
Weather experts said the estimated rainfall amount is from 10 to 18 millimeters per hour (heavy to intense) within the 500-km diameter of Pablo.

PAGASA advised residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signals to be alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Those living in coastal areas under public storm warning signals #3 and signal #2 were also alerted against big waves or storm surges.

Fishing boats and other sea vessels are advised not to venture out into the Seaboards of Visayas and Mindanao, the weather agency added.