Do you want to know the latest update on Typhoon Juan (International codename: Megi) from PAGASA?

Philippine Atmosheric, Geophysical & Astronomical Services Administration-Department Of Science and Technology (PAGASA-DOST) has issued a bulletin today, October 17, 2010 at 5:00 a.m. According to the PAGASA-DOST bulletin, Typhoon “JUAN” is now approximately at 630 km East of Aparri, Cagayan. (18.7°N, 128.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 160 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 195 kph. Moving West at 24 kph. Estimated central pressure: 958 hpa.. Typhoon “JUAN” , based on its current path and behavior, is expected to be at Aparri, Cagayan by Monday morning, 220 km West Southwest of Laoag City on Tuesday day and 770 km West of Laoag City by Wednesday.

PAGASA-DOST has issued Public Storm Signal Number One in the following areas:

  • Batanes group of Islands
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Sur
  • Apayao
  • Abra
  • Kalinga
  • Mountain Province
  • La Union
  • Benguet
  • Ifugao
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Quirino
  • Aurora
  • Northern Nueva Ecija
  • Pangasinan
Public Storm Signal Number Two is now in effect in the following places:
  • Cagayan
  • Calayan Group of Islands
  • Babuyan Group of Islands
  • Isabela
These storm signals are warnings given to people who are living in low lying and mountainous areas to be on guard for possible flashfloods and landslides, and those living in coastal areas are being alerted for possible storm surges and big waves.

More updates on Typhoon "Juan". PAGASA-DOST will be posted in this site. The next Severe Weather Bulletin on Tropical Cyclone Typhoon “JUAN” (MEGI) will be issued by PAGASA-DOST at 11:00 a.m. today October, 17, 2010. For more information about Typhoon “Juan" , you may visit the PAGASA-DOST Website.