Typhoon Bebeng (Aere) leaves the Philippines (Tuesday, 10 May 2011)

The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration reported that as of 5 o’clock in the morning, Typhoon Bebeng is 120 kilometers southeast of Basco Batanes and is moving in a North, Northeast direction at 17 kilometers per hour. The typhoon still packs 65 kilometer per hour to 80 kilometer per hour winds.

Rain is still expected by the weather bureau to pour down along the western section of Luzon.

Storm signal no. 1 remains in effect in five provinces: Cagayan, Apayao, Batanes, Babuyan Islands, and Calayan Islands.

Signal No. 1 in Metro Manila as Typhoon Bebeng strikes the Philippines

Editor’s Note: see Typhoon Bebeng strikes the Philippines for 9 May 2011 (Monday morning) update.

Tropical Storm Bebeng (International: Aere) according to the Philippine Atomospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration was located 70 kilometers North of Daet , Camarines Norte. It still retained its maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour. According to PAGASA, “Tropical Storm Bebeng is expected to enhance the southwest monsoon and bring rains over the rest of Southern Luzon and of Visayas.”

You can find images of flooding around Metro Manila because of Typhoon Bebeng here.

PAGASA’s 5AM report is here.

PAGASA also updated their Storm Track projection:

Storm signals have been raised on top of the following provinces.

Storm signal no. 2:
Isabela, Quirino, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, Northern Quezon, Polillo Island, Nueva Viscaya and, Camarines Norte.

Storm signal no. 1: Catanduanes
Albay, Burias Island, Camarines Sur, Southern Quezon, Marinduque, Batangas, Laguna, Cavite
Rizal, Bulacan, Bataan, Pampanga, Tarlac, Zambales, Pangasinan, La Union, Benguet, Ifugao
Mt. Province, Ilocos Sur, Kalinga, Cagayan and Metro Manila.