Storm Watch: Basyang

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets regarding tropical storm Typhoon Basyang (international name: Conson). Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.

Fast facts:

  • Typhoon Milenyo (international name: Xangsane) was a category 4 typhoon with maximum wind speeds at 215 km/h. [source]
  • Ondoy (international name: Ketsana) dropped 455mm (17.5 in) of rain on Metro Manila on 26 September 2009. [source]
  • Pepeng (international name: Parma) dropped heavy rains on Northern Luzon and made landfall three times.
  • Text of Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010, passed in the wake of Ondoy. (PDF) Part 1 (http://bit.ly/ah9VOB); Part 2 (http://bit.ly/d1S0gf) [via @lawinnovations] [07/13 13:07]

ADVISORY

14 July 2010

  • All Public Storm Warning Signals now lowered. #Basyang [via @NBN_Ch4] [07/14 23:24]
  • State of calamity declared in Laguna [via @ANCALERTS] [07/14 21:54]
  • Advisories on relief operations for Typhoon Basyang victims http://tinyurl.com/2ukmw2m [via @ANCALERTS] [07/14 18:30]
  • Public Storm Warning Signal Number 1 with 30-60 kph winds: Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan. PSWSignals elsewhere are now lowered. [via @PAGASAdost] [07/14 17:44]
  • DepEd NCR: Classes in all levels in Metro Manila to resume tomorrow [via @ANCALERTS] [07/14 15:42]
  • List of flooded areas in Metro Manila as of 8 a.m. http://bit.ly/aANWd3 [via @ABSCBNNews] [07/14 12:59]
  • MRT and LRT operations still suspended. [via @sunstaronline] [07/14 12:55]
  • PAG-ASA: No mistake in forecast, we raised signal #2 in Manila. Problem is, lead time for advisory was too late, 10pm. [via @LiaManalac] [07/14 12:14]

13 July 2010

  • PAG-ASA: Typhoon Basyang Signal No. 1: Metro Manila, Albay, Bataan, Batangas, Cavite,  Cagayan, Kalinga, Mt. Province, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Benguet, Ifugao, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Tarlac, Zambales. [via @ANCALERTS] [07/13 16:59]
  • PAG-ASA: Typhoon Basyang Signal No. 2: Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, Southern Quezon, Marinduque, CamSur, Catanduanes [via @ANCALERTS] [07/13 16:58]
  • PAG-ASA: Typhoon Basyang Signal No. 3: Aurora, Northern Quezon, Polillo Island, Camarines Norte. [via @ANCALERTS] [07/13 16:58]
  • DepEd reiterates policy on suspension of classes http://bit.ly/dwbKYU [via @manilabulletin] [07/13 16:37]
  • No mention of college class suspension. [via @inquirerdotnet] [07/13 13:10]
  • Coast Guard: Ships found intently sailing under Sig#2 will face suspension of the ship capt and the ship owner’s franchise. [via @Nikobaua] [07/13 13:42]
  • Jerome Aning says flights to and from northern Luzon largely canceled. [via @inquirerdotnet] [07/13 12:58]
  • DepEd suspends HS, elem, preschool classes in Cam Sur, Quezon, Laguna, Rizal, Bulacan, N Ecija, N Vizcaya, Ifugao.–Philip Tubeza [via @inquirerdotnet] [07/13 12:56]
  • DepEd suspended classes at the pre-school and elementary levels in NCR this afternoon as #Basyang nears [via @NBN_CH4] [07/13 12:27]

POSITION AND STATUS

14 July 2010

  • 0901Z 14 Jul 10 satellite image, Tropical Storm Conson (Basyang). http://bit.ly/ibFvN [via @tenspider_wx] [07/14 22:46]
  • Severe Tropical Storm Conson (Basyang) has been downgraded to tropical storm. http://bit.ly/ibFvN [via @tenspider_wx] [07/14 22:43]
  • Conson is EXPECTED to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility, tomorrow afternoon/early evening. [via @PAGASAdost] [07/14 17:42]
  • Pagasa: ‘Basyang’ about to leave RP, won’t do a ‘Pepeng’ http://bit.ly/bj44tx [via @gmanewstv] [07/14 13:58]
  • PAGASA sees improved weather by Wednesday night http://bit.ly/cStd0B[via @ABSCBNNews] [07/14 13:32]
  • Tropical storm Basyang is leaving the country on Thursday. http://yfrog.com/06c4vbj [via @sunstaronline] [07/14 13:17]
  • PAG-ASA: Tropical Storm “BASYANG” has maintained its strength as it moves away from the country. [via gmanews] [07/14 12:34]

13 July 2010

TRACK

15 July 2010

  • 1200Z 14 Jul 10 ATCF track, Tropical Storm 03W (Conson). http://bit.ly/ibFvN [via @tenspider_wx] [07/15 00:08]

14 July 2010

  • PAGASA [11:00PM] Tropical Storm #BASYANG continues to move away from the country. Location of center: 290 kms West of Dagupan City [via @NBN_Ch4] [07/14 23:23]
  • As of 4 PM, #Basyang was located 180 km West of Iba, Zambales (15.7°N, 118.2°E) [via @PAGASAdost] [07/14 17:51]
  • Tomorrow afternoon, it is expected to be located 480 km West of Laoag City. [via @PAGASAdost] [07/14 17:41]
  • Tropical Storm Basyang (Conson) has a maximum sustained winds of 85 kph and gustiness of up to 100 kph. It is moving Northwest @ 19 kph [via @PAGASAdost] [07/14 17:40]
  • As of 10am, Basyang is 150km southwest of Iba, Zambales. Winds 95kph, gustiness of 120kph. Expected to be 600km west of Iba tomorrow morning [via @LiaManalac] [07/14 12:14]

13 July 2010

  • The storm is moving west at 22 kph and is now at 40 km north-northeast of Daet, Camarines Sur. [via @sunstaronline] [07/13 17:05]
  • PAGASA: Typhoon Basyang expected to leave RP’s area of responsibility on Wednesday, to exit towards South China Sea [via @ANCALERTS] [07/13 17:02]
  • PAGASA: Typhoon Basyang approaching Camarines Norte [via @ANCALERTS] [07/13 16:41]
  • Typhoon Conson / Basyang Web Blog by @DigitalTyphoon http://j.mp/djKCyZ [via @tennisheads] [07/13 13:56]
  • #BASYANG has intensified into a Typhoon as it moves towards Aurora-Northern Quezon Area. [via @UntvNews] [07/13 12:45]
  • #BASYANG has intensified into a Typhoon, moves towards Aurora-N.Quezon Area. Loc.of Center:(as of 10:00 a.m.) 90 km N of Virac, Catanduanes [via @NBN_Ch4] [07/13 12:10]
  • #BASYANG had a slight change in path, now going to pass through Central Luzon [via @donronX] [07/13 11:39]

SITUATIONER

  • Dams/Water
    • ‘Basyang’ affects water supply in Cavite, Las Piñas http://bit.ly/b3VeJh [via ABSCBNNews] [07/14  17:43]
    • Basyang’ of no help to Angat Dam http://bit.ly/buoPmP [via @gmanewstv] [07/14 12:57]
    • PAGASA: As of 2pm the elevation of Angat has increased from 157.62 to 157.94. Same goes with other dams we are monitoring [via @ANCALERTS] [07/13 16:46]
  • Damage
    • Basyang destroys fish pens and kills thousands of fishes all over the metro and affected provinces. [via @gmanews] [07/15 12:16]
    • Pinsala sa imprastraktura ng Bagyong Basyang, umabot sa mahigit P22M http://bit.ly/943txz [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/15 11:51]
    • Latest report from the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) shows 137 families affected by Basyang. [via @sunstaronline] [07/14 15:18]
    • Shattered windows at forbeswood heights in Global city. Pieces of glass scattered around the area of Mc Donalds. [via @tyrone] [07/14 14:32]
    • Daan-daang bahay sa Taytay, Rizal, nasira sa pananalasa ng Bagyong Basyang http://bit.ly/c3Edos [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/14 14:02]
    • DPWH Usec Momo, after #Basyang : Out of 800 billboards in Manila, only 1, in Shaw Blvd, fell down. No injured reported. [via @kristinealave] [07/14 13:55]
    • Typhoon Basyang hits Dingalan, Aurora, left more than 40 families affected [via @jpsoriano] [07/14 13:39]
    • VIDEO: QTV: YouScoop: ‘Basyang’ causes billboards to topple over in Muntinlupa http://bit.ly/9gIC3z [via @gmanewstv] [07/14 13:20]
    • VIDEO: QTV: YouScoop: Strong winds topples over tree in Bataan http://bit.ly/d3265v [via @gmanewstv] [07/14 13:20]
    • Fallen trees and posts, dangling wires filinvest madrigal area going to daang hari http://twitpic.com/254dhw[via @nikkiluna] [07/14 13:00]
    • Centuries-old tree in Sta. Mesa, Manila uprooted http://tweetphoto.com/32567125 [via @ryan_chua] [07/14 12:12]
  • Deaths/Missing Persons
    • Search and rescue sa 28 nawawalang mangingisda sa Quezon, patuloy http://bit.ly/9kCxsv [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/15 11:49]
    • 1 dead, 25 missing in F/B Angelica sinking off Manila Bay [via @InaReformina] [07/14 17:21]
    • Lightning kills woman in Laoag City http://bit.ly/97zfia [via @ABSCBNNews] [07/14 14:17]
    • 2 motorcycle riders die in Sorsogon road crash http://bit.ly/9HQJac [via @ABSCBNNews] [07/14 14:17]
    • VIDEO: QTV: Mother, child killed as tree falls on their home http://bit.ly/b5EC4U [via @gmanewstv] [07/14 13:20]
    • 4, naitalang nasawi sa pananalasa ng Bagyong Basyang sa Cavite http://bit.ly/aeYp00 [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/14 12:44]
    • 3, naitalang nasawi sa Rizal at Laguna sa pananalasa ni Bagyong Basyang http://bit.ly/aSnotq [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/14 12:37]
    • 3, iniulat na nasawi sa Camarines Norte dahil sa Bagyong Basyang; 13 mangingisda, nailigtashttp://bit.ly/b6cV48 [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/14 12:35]
    • 6, iniulat na nasawi sa pananalasa ng Bagyong Basyang sa Batangas http://bit.ly/cmEjg3 [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/14 12:24]
    • Ship captain killed, 6 fishermen missing http://bit.ly/bEslsZ [via @manila_bulletin] [07/14 12:20]
    • VIDEO: Teenager dies after being hit by lightning in Pototan, Iloilo http://bit.ly/dbEQ91 [via @gmanewstv] [07/13 20:48]
  • Flood/Evacuation/Precautionary Measures
    • This is buendia ave in the morning after the typhoon #basyang http://twitpic.com/258kvr http://twitpic.com/258l2b [via @iamgersie] [07/14 23:56]
    • Nueva Ecija-Aurora Rd km 180+000 Brgy Villa Aurora, Ma.Aurora,Aurora Prov. – not passable to all type of vehicles dueto 2-meter floodwater [via @NBN_Ch4] [07/14 16:41]
    • 8 pamilya sa Parañaque, inilikas http://bit.ly/cGI78Y [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/14 14:17]
    • VIDEO: QTV: YouScoop: ‘Basyang’ causes flooding in Calamba, Laguna http://bit.ly/bRWI2E [via @gmanewstv] [07/14 13:20]
    • PAG-ASA: Residents in low-lying areas and near coastal areas, and near mountain slopes under signal #1 are advised to take all the necessary precautionary measures against flashfloods and landslides [via @gmanews] [07/14 12:18]
    • Calling Mayor Lim. Baha agad dito mula Tayuman hanggang Blumentrit. Pasaway mga tao dito tapon ng tapon ng basura. [via @cristopher] [07/13 19:24]
    • Baha na po sa Moriones area, Tondo pero passable pa [via @tanyalou] [07/13 19:03]
    • PAGASA: We have issued flood advisories in Bicol, Calabarzon [via @ANCALERTS] [07/13 16:46]
  • Power Outage
    • NGCP UPDATE as of July15, 11:00am. (Amy Remo) #power #Basyang http://post.ly/nEma [via @inquirerdotnet] [07/15 11:53]
    • Meralco, nagpapatupad ng 3-4 oras na rotational brownout http://bit.ly/bGUQQP [via @DZMMTeleRadyo, 07/15 11:47]
    • Power Situation report for Typhoon Basyang http://ow.ly/2bbGB
    • Luzon blackouts to last for three days http://bit.ly/9Qs8b9 [via @manila_bulletin] [07/14 15:23]
    • As of 3:15pm, Paco, Manila still w/o electric power. Some stores open, thanks to gensets. [via @tonyocruz] [07/14 15:22]
    • Longer blackouts in Meralco franchise area seen http://bit.ly/92nXdI [via @ABSCBNNews] [07/14 14:19]
    • Clearing and power restoration still on going. Some areas now have their power back. MRT and LRT 2 now energized. [via @meralco] [13:57]
    • Brownouts hit Ilocos Sur towns due to Typhoon Basyang http://bit.ly/baDNb4 [via @manila_bulletin] [07/14 13:19]
    • Abe Olandres estimates Philippine internet traffic down by 40-50% due to power outages caused by typhoon Basyang [via @tonyocruz] [07/14 13:19]
    • Typhoon brings down power in Manila, Luzon | Asian Correspondent http://ow.ly/2b9bn [via @tonyocruz] [07/14 12:59]
    • Meralco: Power back in most of Metro Manila, nearby provinces within the day http://bit.ly/cnSZgf [via @erwinoliva] [07/14 12:21]
    • Natumba napo ung isang poste d2 samin sa Buenalyn, Samal, Bataan dahil sa malakas na hangin knina. Brownout [via @castorx] [07/13 19:13]
  • Telecoms
    • Globe releases Public Advisory re “Basyang”:http://bit.ly/couKoU [via @talk2GLOBE] [07/14 18:36]
    • BASYANG CASUALTY: Globe Autoload, Globe signal. [via @tonyocruz] [07/14 13:45]
  • Traffic
    • VIDEO: QTV: YouScoop: Fallen crane causes traffic at SLEX http://bit.ly/aZDtTc [via @gmanewstv] [07/14 13:20]
    • SLEX south bound reduced to one lane.Cranes needed to occupy other lanes to support broken crane thats still attached 2 skyway [via @Nikkobaua] [07/14 13:11]
    • All clear alabang zapote road going to las pinas http://twitpic.com/254439 [via @nikkiluna] [07/14 12:22]
  • Transportation (Air/Land/Sea)
    • MRT and LRT fully-operational again. [via @gmanews] [07/15 12:22]
    • Operasyon ng NAIA, balik na sa normal http://bit.ly/b5wunp [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/14 17:31]
    • NGCP: 41 percent ng supply ng kuryente sa Luzon Grid, naibalik na http://bit.ly/aASZMT [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/14 17:29]
    • As of 2:52pm, MRT working only from North Avenue to Shaw Blvd station. Still not operational from Boni to Taft — MRT [via @abikwok] [07/14 15:08]
    • LRTA: #LRT Recto-Santolan line NOW working; Line 1 still down to #power shortage–Paolo Montecillo [via @inquirerdotnet] [07/14 15:03]
    • Advisory: Please take note of additional cancelled flights today: 5J529/530 – MNL-Busuanga & 5J821/822 – MNL-Virac [via @CebuPacificAir] [07/14 13:54]
    • Over 3,100 passengers stranded due to ‘Basyang': http://bit.ly/c9IyTa [via @philstarbrk] [07/14 13:18]
    • 622 passsengers stranded in Bicol, south Luzon, due to storm Basyang, PCG says [via @NBN_Ch4] [07/13 20:07]
    • VIDEO: 458 passengers stranded in Tabaco Port in Albay due to ‘Basyang’ http://bit.ly/d2ReGg [via @gmanewstv] [07/13 16:09]
    • NAIA situationer: 11 flights canceled, 13 delayed, 28 diverted to Clark.–Jerome Aning [via @inquirerdotnet] [07/13 16:01]
    • DWSD’s Soliman: Around 300 passengers stranded in Tabaco, Albay port. #Basyang [via @IanEsguerra] [07/13 15:26]
    • 11 domestic flights to/from NAIA cancelled, 15 flights diverted to Clark due to bad weather [via @inquirerdotnet] [07/13 14:42]
    • Tropical Strom #Basyang (international name:Conson) stranded 377 passengers in several ports in Bicol – Bicol PCG [via @NBN_CH4] [07/13 12:19]

GOVERNMENT ACTION

  • Food supplies remain stable -– DTI [via @NBN_Ch4] [07/14 16:52]
  • NDCC Situation Report 6 http://tinyurl.com/2fh6bkr [via @NBN_Ch4] [07/14 16:45]
  • SILG Robredo wants to apply Naga’s typhoon tracker for LGU disaster-response, says will cost no more than P100,000. [via @abikwok] [07/14 15:21]
  • Mga naapektuhan ng Bagyong Basyang, pinatututukan ni Pangulong Aquino sa DSWD http://bit.ly/dseshs [via @DZMMTeleRadyo] [07/14 14:21]
  • Malacañang set to review weather forecasting system http://bit.ly/bZIWLa [via @gmanewstv] [07/14 13:27]
  • Pagasa shows the recorded rainfall in some affected areas. http://yfrog.com/j6l14jj [via @sunstaronline] [07/14 13:18]
  • Mga opisyal ng DOST at PAGASA, nasabon ni Pangulong Aquino http://is.gd/drhh8 [07/14 12:12]
  • DepEd hotilne +63 2 6316033 #Basyang [via @inquirerdotnet] [07/13 18:37]

Updated as of 2:05 PM, 15 July 2010.

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