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ALERT FOR TYPHOON “OMPONG”
TYPHOON “OMPONG” ACCELERATES SLIGHTLY AS IT CONTINUES TO THREATEN THE ISABELA-CAGAYAN AREA
- TY “OMPONG” is expected to make landfall in Cagayan-Isabela area tomorrow early morning (Saturday,15 September).
- The Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) enhanced by the typhoon will bring gusty winds with occasional moderate to heavy rains over Visayas, while scattered light to moderate to at times heavy rains over Palawan, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao and Caraga. Residents in these areas, especially those living near river channels, in low-lying areas and in mountainous areas, are advised to take appropriate actions against possible flooding and landslides, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and to continue monitoring for updates.
- The Storm Surge prone areas of Cagayan and Isabela may expect up to 6 meters (above mean sea level) of surge.
- Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of areas with TCWS and the eastern seaboards of Visayas and of Mindanao.
At 1:00 PM today, the eye of Typhoon “OMPONG” was located based on all available data at 470 km East of Baler, Aurora (16.5 °N, 125.9 °E )