Saturday, December 17, 2011
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"Bagyong Sendong" (Typhoon Sendong) continued to intensify as it moves to its new target, Palawan.Sendong hopefully the last weather disturbance in the country for 2011, crossed Mindanao and dumped rain across the area leading to flash floods in Iligan City and Cagayan de Oro. Scores have been reported dead and may others are still missing. Iligan City, Cagayan de Oro and other areas are now appealing for help from the national government in the wake of this disaster.
|Typhoon Sendong Update|
In the latest weather bulletin from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said ‘Bagyong Sendong’ was last tracked at 180 kilometers west of Dumaguete City with maximum winds of 75 kilometers per hour. Sendong is moving west northwest at 30 kph. Heavy rainfall will still be experienced in areas within the storm’s 400 kilometer diameter. Signal number 2 is hoisted over Palawan, Southern Negros and Zamboanga del Norte while signal number 1 is raised over Southern Cebu, Siquijor and Northern Negros, Zamboanga del Sur, Misamis Occidental, and Cuyo island. Tropical storm Sendong is expected to be at 300 km west southwest of Puerto Princesa City by Sunday morning.
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