Sunday, September 25, 2011

TY Nesat (Pedring) Update #7 Brief

Just a quick update on Typhoon Nesat (Pedring). The storm was last located approximately 230km northeast of Virac, Catanduanes or about 500km east of Manila. Maximum sustained winds are at 150kph gusting to 175kph. Nesat is moving westward at 20kph.

As we have forecast earlier, the eye is now starting to appear on this Visible Satellite Image. You can also see numerous rain bands affecting the entire Luzon area.

VIS Image from NRLMRY

As of 11am today, PAGASA has raised Signal #2 for Catanduanes, Sorsogon, Albay , Burias Island, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Quezon , Polillo Island, Aurora, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Isabela, Ifugao, and Cagayan. Signal #1 for Metro Manila, Masbate, Ticao Island, Marinduque, Batangas, Laguna, Rizal, Cavite, Bulacan, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Bataan, Zambales, Pangasinan, La Union, Benguet, Mt. Province, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Abra, Kalinga, Apayao, Calayan, and Babuyan Group of Islands.

We'll have a complete update coming up later this afternoon including a Video Update so stay tuned!
Issued (0330 UTC) 1130am PhT 092611

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