MANILA, Philippines – State weather bureau PAGASA releases the latest update for Bagyong Luis (Kalmaegi), on Sunday as of 5:00pm September 14, 2014. Typhon Luis, According to PAGASA, the storm still retains strong winds of up to 130 kilometers near the center and blusters winds up to 160 kilometers per hour.
With its sustained winds and movement, Pagasa says, “Bagyong Luis is expected to make landfall over Cagayan-Isabela area this late afternoon or evening. It is expected to be at 74 km west of Laoag City by tomorrow morning. By Tuesday morning, it is expected to be at 607 km west northwest of Laoag City or outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).”
List of Public Storm Warning Signal Typhoon Luis:
Bagyong Luis Storm Signal number 3 (between 100 to 185 kilometers per hour in at least 18 hours) provinces:
- Calayan and Babuyan Group of Islands
- Ilocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
- Mt. Province
Bagyong Luis Storm Signal number 2 (between 61 to 100 kilometers per hour in at least 24 hours) provinces:
- Batanes Group of Islands
- La Union
- Nueva Vizcaya
- Nueva Ecija
Bagyong Luis Storm Signal number 1 (between 30 to 60 km/h in at least 36 hours) provinces:
- Northern Quezon
- Pollilo Island
The effect of the combined Typhoon and southwest monsoon will bring a moderate to intermittent heavy rains and thunderstorms, which may trigger flashfloods and landslides on Bicol Region and the provinces of Samar and Quezon while light to moderate rains and thunderstorms over Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon and Visayas.
Bagyong Luis – is the 12th storm to enter the Philippines in this year and the second for this month.