HAIYAN (YOLANDA) remains an Extremely Catastrophic Super Typhoon and is considered as the Strongest Tropical Cyclone in the World this year…continues to endanger Leyte and Samar Provinces..as well as the whole of Central and Northwestern Visayas. The potential landfall area of this super typhoon is likely along the eastern coast of Northern Leyte on or before noontime Friday, November 08.
Important Note: This typhoon is similar in track but more powerful in strength of Super Typhoon MIKE (RUPING) which passed across the Visayas on November 12, 1990 which devastated much of Central Visayas paricularly Cebu.
Residents living along the eastern seaboards of the Philippines from Northern Quezon…Bicol Region…down to Northeastern Mindanao should continue monitoring the approach of this destructive typhoon for possible unprecendented track changes. Plans for emergency situations and/or disaster management planning must be completed as soon as possible as the dangerous cyclone is only 1 day away from hitting land.
Residents and visitors along Northeastern Mindanao, Visayas, and Bicol Region should closely monitor the development of Haiyan (Yolanda).
Do not use this for life or death decisions. This update is intended for additional information purposes only. Kindly refer to your national weather agency for official warnings, advisories or bulletins.