PAGASA-Manila (finally - Ed.) has followed suit on its latest bulletin ramping up Super Typhoon ODETTE (Usagi) and prompted the raising of Typhoon Warning Signal Number 4.
PAGASA TYPHOON WARNING SIGNALS (as of 11 am Warning)
SIGNAL NUMBER 4 -- Batanes Group of Islands... meaning winds exceeding 185 kph are expected in at least the next 12 hours
SIGNAL NUMBER 3 -- Calayan Group of Islands and Babuyan Group of Islands... meaning winds from 101 to 185 kph
SIGNAL NUMBER 2 -- Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, and Apayao... meaning winds of 61-100 kph are expected in the next 24 hours
SIGNAL NUMBER 1 -- Abra, Kalinga, Isabela, Northern Aurora, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Benguet, La Union, Ilocos Sur, Mt. Province, and Ifugao... meaning winds of 45-60 kph are expected in the next 36 hours
At 11 am today Manila time, The eye of Super Typhoon ODETTE (Usagi) was last located at 19.5°N, 124.9°E... 330 km East Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan or at 340 km East of Calayan Island, Cagayan... fix based on the ADT fixes... ODETTE (Usagi) is moving on a NORTHWEST TRACK at 18 kph.
INTENSITY ESTIMATES BY WEATHER AGENCIES
PAGASA-Manila -- Max 205 kph Gust 240 kph (10 min-average)
CMA-Beijing -- Max 220 kph Gust 265 kph (10 min-average)
JMA-Tokyo -- Max 205 kph Gust 270 kph (10 min-average)
KMA-Seoul -- Max 195 kph Gust 235 kph (10 min-average)
JTWC-Hawaii -- Max 260 kph Gust 315 kph (1 min-average)
CWB-Taiwan -- Max 200 kph Gust 240 kph (10 min-average)
HKO-Hongkong -- Max 195 kph Gust 210 kph (10 min-average)
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