AHA Centre Flash Update #1 - Typhoon "MAYSAK" or Chedeng (1 April 2015)

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PHILIPPINES. Typhoon “MAYSAK” (Chedeng) has reduced its strength while entering Philippines Area of Responsibilities (PAR). The Typhoon comes with 180 kph maximum sustained wind as Category 3 Typhoon, cruising at the speed of 19 kph. This Typhoon can potentially cause well-built framed homes incur major damage or removal of roof decking. Many trees will be snapped or uprooted, blocking numerous roads. Electricity and water will be unavailable for several days to weeks after the storm passes.

Estimated Typhoon “MAYSAK”affected area:
Multi sources of Typhoon warning centres are relatively in agreement with the estimation of the projected track of this typhoon. PAGASA estimated this Typhoon will make landfall around Eastern coast of Aurora, Quezon or Isabela on Saturday evening or early Sunday. PAGASA will raise Public Storm Warning Signal No.1 for Samar and Bicol Region in the next 18hrs. Government of Philippines conducted Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment as preparedness measures.