Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

Issued at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, 05 August 2015

The Typhoon east of extreme Northern Luzon has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility and was named “HANNA”. Was located based on all available data at 1,380 km east of Calayan, Cagayan (19.6°N, 134.6°E) with Maximum sustained winds of 195 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 230 kph. It is forecast to move west northwest at 20 kph.

Forecast Positions/Outlook:

24 hour (Tomorrow morning) 910 km east northeast of Calayan, Cagayan or at 850 km east of Itbayat, Batanes, 48 hour (Friday morning) 375 km east northeast of Itbayat, Batanes, 72 hour (Saturday morning) 400 km north northwest of Itbayat, Batanes and 96 hour (Sunday morning) outside PAR or at 770 km northwest of Itbayat, Batanes.

Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 600 km diameter of the typhoon.

Fisherfolks are advised not to venture out over the eastern seaboard of Visayas and the seaboards of Mindanao.

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11PM today.


Mines and Geosciences Bureau 10 (MGB-10)

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

Issued at 2:00 P.M., 05 August 2015

The Provincial, City, and Municipal Governments are respectfully advised to take precautionary measures in view of Typhoon “Hanna” (“Soudelor”) 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.