Typhoon BOPHA / Pablo – Update 10:00 AM on December 05, 2012
Sorry for the late update, we had first to service our generator. At least northern Mindanao is still without electricity.
Meanwhile typhoon BOPHA/Pablo has moved over Negros towards northern Palawan. As of 06:00 AM today, the center of Typhoon Bopha was located over Sulu Sea about 146 km east-northeast of Puerto Princesa and 148 km south-southeast of El Nido. It is currently moving west-northwest with a forward speed of 28 km/hr in the general direction of Northern Palawan and West Philippine Sea.
The multi-agency forecast is still narrow. The behavior above the open sea may change quickly.
JMA is about 2 hours late. 00:00 UTC means 08:00 Philippine Time
|Name (INTL. / local):||BOPHA / Pablo|
|Class:||Typhoon Category 2|
|Time/Date of observation:||06:00 AM on December 05, 2012|
|Location of Center:||10.0º North 120.0º East|
|Moving Direction and Speed:||WNW @ 28 km/h|
|Moving towards:||Northern Palawan|
|Distance from the Philippines:||inside|
|Estimated Date / Time of Landfall:||before noon today|
|Max. Wind Speed near Center:||160 km/h|
|Peak Wind Gusts:||195 km/h|
|Minimum Central Pressure:||959 hPa|
|24h Rainfall near Center:||450 mm|
|Max. Wave Height:||9.5 m = 29 ft|
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