Posted April 2, 2015 at 11:09:15 PM +0800
TYPHOON "CHEDENG” HAS FURTHER WEAKENED AS IT CONTINUES TO MOVE OVER THE PHILIPPINE SEA
• Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 150 – 200 km radius of the typhoon.
• Within the next 6 hours, PAGASA will possibly raise Public Storm Warning Signal #1 over the Bicol region. Hence, sea travel over the area will be possibly suspended.
• It is estimated to make landfall over eastern coast of Aurora-Isabela area by Sunday evening (April 5) , will exit the landmass via Ilocos Sur by Monday morning (April 6) and will exit PAR by Monday evening (April 6).
• The public is alerted against possible flashfloods over low-lying areas and landslides along mountain slopes particularly over Aurora-Isabela area.
• Storm surges and sea surface waves of up to 3 meters are possible over the eastern coast of Aurora, Quezon and Isabela.
• Fisherfolks are advised not to venture out over the eastern seaboard of Aurora, Quezon, Bicol Region and of Visayas.
• It is advised to refrain from outdoor activities particularly along beaches of the eastern section of Luzon starting Saturday.
At 10:00 PM today, the center of Typhoon “CHEDENG” was located based on all available data at 885 km East of Virac, Catanduanes (13.4°N, 132.4°E).
Maximum sustained winds of 165 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 200 kph
Forecast to move Northwest at 15 kph.
• 24 hour (Tomorrow evening): 825 km East of Infanta, Quezon
• 48 hour (Saturday evening): 445 km East of Baler, Aurora
• 72 hour (Sunday evening): In the vicinity of Palanan, Isabela