Super typhoon continues to threaten Eastern Visayas as it maintained its course and intensity which has a maximum sustained winds of 225 kph near the centre and gustiness of up to 260 kph. As of 10:00 pm, Yolanda’s centre was located at 290 km East of Southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, according to PAGASA. They forecast that it will move West Northwest at 39 kph. If super typhoon Yolanda will maintain its speed, it is expected that by 12:00 pm, November 8, its center will landfall at extremely Northern Cebu.
On Friday at 5:00 am, Yolanda is expected to make a landfall over Guiuan, Eastern Samar.
Extreme Northern Cebu including Bantayan Island is now under storm warning signal number 4 together with Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Samar, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Biliran Province, Capiz, Aklan, Northern Antique, Northern Iloilo, and Masbate;
Places that has public storm warning signal number 3 are Ticao island, Sorsogon, Romblon, Calamian Group of Islands, Visayas region are the rest of Antique, rest of Iloilo, Guimaras, Northern Negros Occidental, Northern Negros Oriental, Bohol Northern Cebu including Cebu City, Camotes Island, Siargao Island, and Dinagat Province;
Places with public storm signal number 2 are Mindoro Provinces, Marinduque, Albay, extreme Northern Palawan, Burias Island, Rest of Negros Occidental, Rest of Negros Oriental, Siquijor, rest of Cebu, Camiguin, Surigao Del Norte, Surigao Del Sur, and Agusan Del Norte;
Places with public storm signal number 1 are Metro Manila, Bataan, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Southern Quezon, Laguna, Rizal, Cavite, Batangas, Lubang Island, Rest of Plawan including Puerto Princesa, Misamis oriental and Agusan Del Sur.
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