Typhoon BOPHA / Pablo – Update 08:30 PM on December 03, 2012 – The monster is closing in …
Typhoon BOPHA / Pablo regained strength as it moves closer to Davao Oriental and Surigao Del Sur. The storm continues to endanger Caraga Region. The possible landfall area is between Bislig and Hinatuan Area by tomorrow morning. PAGASA has updated their storm warnings.
What you can do now:
It is too late and too dark to do any preparation work. Try to sleep. The storm will wake you up early enough.
The multi-agency forecast says: Bislig, Camiguin, Dumaguete. Be prepared!
JMA moved the track slightly southwards.
|Name (INTL. / local):||BOPHA / Pablo|
|Class:||Typhoon Category 4|
|Time/Date of observation:||06:00 PM on December 03, 2012|
|Location of Center:||7.3º North 129.4º East|
|Moving Direction and Speed:||WNW @ 28 km/h = 17 mph|
|Moving towards:||Bislig (Mindanao)|
|Distance from the Philippines:||356 km from Bislig (Eastern Mindanao)|
|Estimated Date / Time of Landfall:||~ 06:00 AM on December 4, 2012|
|Max. Wind Speed near Center:||220 km/h = 136 mph|
|Peak Wind Gusts:||270km/h = 168 mph|
|Minimum Central Pressure:||933 hPa|
|Diameter:||775 km = 481 mi|
|24h Rainfall near Center:||400 mm = 16 in|
|Max. Wave Height:||14.5 m = 48 ft|
|Here you find how to read and understand this data|
PAGASA warnings and signals:
above 185 km/h
|Zamboanga del Sur
Zamboanga del Sur
Northern Palawan Calamian Islands
Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Sur
Zamboanga del Norte
Negros Oriental Siquijor
|Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Davao del Norte
|Here you find you find more information about the storm warning signals|
This might be our last broadcast. If we still have electricity and Internet access tomorrow morning, we’ll try to update between 07:00 and 08:00 AM. If you do not see any update, blame the typhoon.
The Silent-Gardens Team wishes you a good night
Ierene & Rene
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