Lapu-Lapu City mayor orders preemptive evacuation along coastal barangays.
This after Alfredo F. Quiblat, Jr. officer in charge of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical Services Administration (PAGASA) at Mactan told officials of the city that Haiyan (Yolanda) is a super typhoon stronger than typhoon Mike (Ruping) in November 10-14, 1990.
Satellite Image of typhoon “Haiyan” as of November 6, 2013 4:30 PM (Image courtesy of PAG-ASA)
Yolanda’s wind speed is forecasted to reach 250 kilometers per hour (kph) while Ruping packed 205 kph winds killing over 700 people.
Here’s a list of coastal barangays in Lapu-Lapu City: