Bagyong Santi has "weakened after crossing Central Luzon and is moving towards the West Philippine sea," the PAGASA said in its 5am bulletin on Saturday, October 12, 2013.
|Bagyong Santi Track Forecast (Source: PAGASA)|
Bagyong Santi is expected to be at 470 km West of Iba, Zambales by tomorrow morning or outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).
Public Storm Warning Signals (PSWS) are still up in the following areas:
PSWS #3 (Winds of 101-185 kph is expected in at least 18 hrs): Zambales and Pangasinan
PSWS #2 (Winds of 61-100 kph is expected in at least 24 hrs): La Union, Benguet, Tarlac, Pampanga and Bataan
PSWS #1 (Winds of 30-60 kph is expected in at least 36 hours): Ilocos Sur, Mt. Province, Ifugao, Nueva Viscaya, Quirino, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Metro Manila, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas and Lubang Islands.
PAGASA said Santi will bring an estimated rainfall amount of 7.5 - 25.0 mm per hour (Heavy - Intense) within its 400-km diameter.
"Residents in low lying and mountainous areas along the track are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides," it said. "Likewise, those living in coastal areas under signal #3 and #2 are alerted against storm surges of up to 4 meters."
It added, "Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Luzon and Visayas."