Storm surge alert up in Samar-Sorsogon areas for 'Nona'

Patricia Lourdes Viray (Philstar.com) - December 13, 2015 - 7:15pm

MANILA, Philippines - PAGASA on Monday warned of possible storm surges in five provinces in the Bicol and Eastern Visayas regions as Typhoon "Nona" maintains its strength.

The state weather bureau warned that storm surges of up to 4 meters are possible in the Samar-Sorsogon area.

PAGASA released a possible storm surge list:

Provinces Municipality Wave Height
Eastern Samar Arteche 0.5 - 1.0
  San Policarpio 0.5 - 1.0
Northern Samar Allen 1 - 1.5
  Lavezares 1 - 1.5
  Bobon 0.5 - 1.0
  Capul 0.5 - 1.0
  Catarman 0.5 - 1.0
  Mondragon 0.5 - 1.0
  Laoang 0.5 - 1.0
  Pambujam 0.5 - 1.0
  San Jose 0.5 - 1.0
  Rosario 0.5 - 1.0
  Lapinig 0.5 - 1.0
  Mapanas 0.5 - 1.0
  Palapag 0.5 - 1.0
  San Isidro 0.5 - 1.0
  San Roque 0.5 - 1.0
  Victoria 0.5 - 1.0
  Biri 0.5 - 1.0
  San Vicente 0.5 - 1.0
Masbate Batuan 0.5 - 1.0
Sorsogon Barcelona 0.5 - 1.0
  Bulusan 0.5 - 1.0
  Gubat 0.5 - 1.0
  Matnog 0.5 - 1.0
  Santa Magdalena 0.5 - 1.0
  Irosin 0.5 - 1.0
Samar Santa Margarita 2.0 - 2.5
  Tarangnan 3.0 - 3.5
  Calbayog 2.0 - 2.5

At 9 a.m., the typhoon was located 95 kilometers east of Catarman, Northern Samar. It is expected to make landfall in Sorsogon early Monday night and will cross Albay province toward Burias Island.

LIVE updates: Tropical cyclone 'Nona'

20PX BICOL AND EASTERN VISAYAS CLASS HEIGHT NBSP NORTHERN SAMAR QUOT RTECENTER SORSOGON STRONG STYLE
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