Storm warning announced in the Philippines



Storm warning announced on Sunday in the Philippines in connection with the threat of a hurricane, according to the website of the newspaper Philippine Daily Inquirer.

According to the Philippine meteorologists, depression (the second stage of the hurricane), which scientists call "Igey" carrying winds of up to 55 kilometers per hour, started to move to the second-largest archipelago of the planet with the northern provinces of Cagayan and Isabela, and "storm warning number one "announced yet for the 12 northern provinces.

In the last bulletin, Philippine Atmospheric Administration, Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA) said that "Igey" in the next 36 hours is unlikely to develop into a hurricane and will continue to have the wind speed of 45 to 60 kilometers per hour.

Every year during the rainy season from June to December in the Philippine archipelago falls about 20 storms and typhoons, and only less than ten days ago, he left the tropical storm "Sarika" (on its own Philippine classification — "Dodong"), which resulted in the deaths of six people, nine more are missing.

In September and October 2009, tropical storm "Ketsana" and typhoon "Parma" swept through Manila, leading to the deaths of more than 1.1 thousand people and inundating up to 80% of the metropolis, and in July last year, suddenly hit the Philippines typhoon destroyed more 100 inhabitants.

However, the sad record for the number of victims while holding typhoon in 1991 that killed 6,000 people Philippine island of Leyte.

Source: http://eco.rian.ru/weather/20110619/390226648.html

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