Saturday, November 24, 2007

Typhoon Again


People in Luzon should brace themselves again. Typhoon “Mina” is coming to town. As of 2AM today, the eye of the Typhoon is spotted at 220 kms East Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes with maximum sustained winds of 175 kph and gustiness of up to 210 kph.

If the forecast is true, then Metro Manila will be spared, but not Northern Luzon. But we know how unpredictable the weather is. The next forecast may be far different from the previous one. Cebu experienced this many times. Some people here no longer rely on Pag-asa forecasts. They say they’d rather cling to the Boy Scout’s motto.

Some of my officemates in Manila are here in Cebu right now because of some conference that ended yesterday. They were told by some of the bosses to book their flights early today. But I told them to enjoy the beach and the fine weather while they’re here. It would be better if they wait till the sky is clear and the typhoon is no more. And they seemingly agreed.

3 comments:

aryo said...

Sunod-sunod yata bagyo a.

Nway, you stay in Cebu? I hope to be there January for the Sinulog. di ko pa napapanood e.

bingskee said...

i get scared seeing the news. hope that lumiko ang bagyo nang walang mapinsala dito...

lazarus said...

aryo, at this time of the year, it's usually the visayas and southern luzon that are mostly hit. punta ka cebu this january? dami mga tao dito pag january. if not for the rotc in college, di ako nakapanood ng sinulog.

bingskee, we can't avoid these typhoons. all we have to do is to pray and prepare.