The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration reported that Tropical Storm Juaning (International name: Tropical Storm Nock-Ten) has intensified. It is moving towards Quezon province.
The weather bureau warned that the western seaboard of Southern Luzon would have rough to very rough seas, as well as the seaboards of Visayas. Fishing boats and small craft are advised not to set sail.
PAGASA raised storm signal no. 2 in the following provinces: Camarines Provinces, Albay, Catanduanes, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Pampanga, Tarlac, Bulacan, Bataan, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Quezon, Polillo Island, Metro Manila.
The following provinces have storm signal no. 1 up: Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Apayao, Cagayan, Abra, Kalinga, Isabela, Mt. Province, Ifugao, La Union, Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Aurora, Mindoro Provinces, Lubang Is., Marinduque, Romblon, Burias Is., Masbate, Ticao Is.,Sorsogon
Physicist Gerry Bagtasa from De La Salle University-Manila posted on his Facebook projected rainfall that the country will experience between 8PM to 2Am:
Gerry’s rainfall projection for 27 July 2011:
Image credit: Gerry Bagtasa’s rainfall projection imagery, used with permission.
Storm Track: via Weather Underground