Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) Advisory

Typhoon outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)
Issued at: 11:00 AM, 04 August 2015

At 10:00 am today, the eye of Typhoon “SOUDELOR” (International Name) was located based on all available data at 1,855 km East of Luzon (18.4N, 139.2E) with maximum sustained winds of 215 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 250 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 20 kph.

This typhoon is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)  by tomorrow morning where it is expected to be at 1,400 km East of Calayan Island and will be named “HANNA“. By Thursday morning, it will be at 850 km East of Itbayat, Batanes. By Friday morning, it is expected to be at 400 km East Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes and at 520 km North of Itbayat, Batanes and already outside the PAR by Saturday morning.

The general public and disaster risk reduction and management councils concerned are advised to monitor for the next update to be incorporated in the public weather forecast at 5:00 pm today and for the next advisory to be issued at 11:00 am tomorrow.

Mines and Geosciences Bureau 10 (MGB-10)

Landslide and Flood Threat Advisory
For Region 10 (Northern Mindanao)

Issued at 2:00 P.M., 04 August 2015

The Provincial, City, and Municipal Governments are respectfully advised to take precautionary measures in view of Typhoon “Soudelor” (International Name) which could have possible adverse impact on the local population, on health, on public and private infrastructure, on the economy.

The general public is advised to be prepared in the event of the occurrence of landslides and floods.

The Provincial, City, and Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (P/C/M DRRMCs) are advised to be vigilant and to take precautionary measures.

Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committees (BDRRMCs) are advised to coordinate with their City/Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (C/M DRRMCs) to plan for any emergency, including evacuation measures.  Caution should be taken that evacuation centers are located in safe areas, that these should not be located in landslide-/flood-/hazard-prone areas.

Everyone is advised to keep informed on the latest weather bulletin.

Thank you very much.