Weather Forecasting

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Typhoon ‘Lawin’ gets stronger, heads far northern Luzon •Eye of 'Lawin' to spare northern Luzon: PAGASA
CebuPac cancels 4 Caticlan flights
'Lawin' slightly weakens
Reporter 1: Typhoon ‘Lawin’ gets stronger, heads far northern Luzon Typhoon “Lawin” sped up slightly as it continued its movement towards the northern Philippines, the state weather bureau said. At 4 p.m. Wednesday, the eye of the supertyphoon was plotted by satellite and surface data at 410 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). The details will be delivered by Reporter 2 (name).

Reporter 2: Lawin was packing maximum sustained winds of 215 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 250 kph. It was moving northwest at 13 kph, slightly faster than its previous speed of 11 kph, Pagasa said in a bulletin. Public storm warning signal No. 2 was hoisted over the Batanes group of islands and Cagayan, including the Calayan and Babuyan groups of islands. On the other hand, signal No. 1 was raised in Ilocos Norte, Kalinga, Apayao, Abra and Isabela. Pagasa said Lawin might make landfall Thursday, although another possible scenario was that it might not make landfall anymore, based on certain models. As of Wednesday, it was moving toward the Batanes-Cagayan area. This is Reporter 3 (name), back to you, Reporter 1.

Eye of 'Lawin' to spare northern Luzon: PAGASA
Reporter 1: It has maintained its strength, still packing maximum sustained winds of 185 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 220 kph. It has also maintained its speed of 13 kph, but is now moving northward. Reporter 4 (name) will give us the report. Reporter 3: Thanks reporter 1, an estimated rainfall of 10 - 20 millimeters per hour (heavy - intense) is expected within the typhoon's 750-km diameter. Those living in coastal areas are also warned of possible storm surges. Likewise, small fishing boats and sea crafts are advised not to venture out into the eastern seaboard of central Luzon; and the seaboards of southern Luzon and western Visayas due to big waves.

Based on PAGASA's 24-hour weather forecast for Friday, Calayan, Babuyan and Batanes groups of islands will experience stormy weather with rough to very rough seas. Ilocos Norte, Cagayan and Apayao will have rains with gusty winds while MIMAROPA (Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) will experience cloudy skies with occasional moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms, Reporter 1 (name). Repoter 1: and now let’s give way to the DOST tweets. If you have twitter account just follow the DOST_PAGASA or you may stream into the noah website, pls. email info@noah.dost.gov.ph for more details. The update tweets of PAGASA are the following: dost_pagasa Thunderstorm Advisory No. 1 Issued at: 12:30 PM 28 September 2012 Thunderstorm is affecting CAMANAVA and (cont) tl.gd/jet4v4 15 hours ago • reply • retweet • favorite dost_pagasa 12:19PM Passing moderate to heavy rains are expected to affect Metro Manila in an hour & which may persist for an hour. 15 hours ago • reply • retweet • favorite dost_pagasa 12:17PM Moderate to heavy rains over CAMANAVA moving towards San Jose del Monte #Bulacan & northern portion of (cont) tl.gd/jet1gu 15 hours ago • reply • retweet • favorite dost_pagasa As of 11:00AM 28Sept12: Typhoon "LAWIN" was located at 310 km Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (23.0°N, 124.2°E). 16 hours ago • reply • retweet • favorite dost_pagasa As of 10:00AM 28Sept12: Typhoon "LAWIN" was located at 290 km Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (22.8°N, 124.2°E). 16 hours ago • reply • retweet • favorite dost_pagasa As of 9:00AM 28Sept12: Typhoon "LAWIN" was located at 280 km Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (22.6°N, 124.1°E). 16 hours ago • reply • retweet • favorite

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