Philippines – the country will be experiencing from light to moderate and heavy rains due to a weather system that affecting the country. A tropical cyclone name “Typhoon NONA” with international name “Melor”,
The center of the typhoon was located 205 km East of Catarman, Northern Samar with coordinates of 12.5°N, 126.5°E.as of 4:00 am according to PAGASA.
The typhoon carry a Maximum sustained winds of 150 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 185 kph, the movement of the typhoon was Forecast to move West at 17 kph.
Public storm signals was already raised from some part of the country in preparation for the upcoming typhoon.
PUBLIC STORM WARNING SIGNAL 3
(winds of 121.- 170 kph is expected in at least 18 hours)
PUBLIC STORM WARNING SIGNAL 2
(winds of 61 – 120 kph is expected in at least 24 hours)
PUBLIC STORM WARNING SIGNAL 1
(winds of 30 – 60 kph is expected in at least 36 hours)
Rest of Quezon
Northern Cebu including
Northern Negros Occident
Typhoon NONA, is expected to make a landfall in the province over Sorsogon early tonight then cross Albay Province towards Burias Island, Estimated rainfall amount is from heavy to at times intense within the 300 km diameter of the typhoon. Flashfloods and Landslides is expected over areas under signal # 2 and 3.