Bagyong Lawin, now a super typhoon! Signal No. 5 raised in 2 areas #LawinPH

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Bagyong Lawin Update, as of 2PM Wednesday, October 19, 2016: PAGASA's latest weather bulletin for Typhoon LAWIN shows that LAWIN has intensified into a super typhoon and maintained its serious threat as it continues to move closer to Cagayan and Isabela areas, where Signal No. 5 has already been raised. It's now being expected to make landfall in the aforementioned areas late this evening or early morning Thursday, Oct. 20.

The eye/center of Bagyong Lawin (international name: Haima) has been located 300 km East of Casiguran, Aurora with coordinates 16.5°N, 124
9°E, maximum sustained winds of 225 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 315 kph. It's forecast to move West Northwest at 24 kph.

Here's the satellite image of Bagyong Lawin as of 10:30AM Wednesday, and listed below it are the areas where tropical cyclone warning signals have been raised.

TCWS #5
Cagayan
Isabela

TCWS #4
Apayao
Kalinga
Ilocos Norte
Abra
Ilocos Sur
Mt. Province
Ifugao
Calayan Group of Islands

PSWS #3
La Union
Benget
Nueva Vizcaya
Quirino
Northern Aurora

TCWS #2
Batanes Group of Islands
Pangasinan
Rest of Aurora
Tarlac
Nueva Ecija
Northern Zambales
Northern Quezon including Polillo Islands

TCWS #1
Rest of Zambales
Bulacan
Bataan
Pampanga
Rizal
Rest of Quezon
Cavite
Laguna
Batangas
Camarines Norte
Camarines Sur
Catanduanes
Albay
Metro Manila

LAWIN is being expected by PAGASA to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Thursday evening or Friday morning.

Everyone is advised to be ready for Typhoon Lawin as it poses serious threats to our beloved country. Keep safe guys, and don't forget to pray that He will spare us from us from any destruction the typhoon may bring. - Mykiru.ph
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About Mykiru Isyusero

Mykiru is an entertainment blogger, having been named recently as one of the Top 10 Pinoy Showbiz Resources in the Philippines. For 8 years now, Mykiru has been delivering the latest, the hottest and most trending issues in the country.
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