BULLETIN NO.7 Issued at 5:00 AM, 7 September 2021
TYPHOON “JOLINA” HAS EMERGED OVER THE SAMAR SEA AND IS NOW CROSSING THE ISLAND MUNICIPALITIES OF SAMAR PROVINCE.
At 4:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon “JOLINA” was estimated over the coastal waters of Sto. Niño, Samar. It has a maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h near the center, gustiness of up to 180 km/h, and central pressure of 990 hPa. It is moving West Northwestward at 20 km/h.
Within the next 12 hours, the typhoon is forecast to move over the Samar Sea and pass over or close to the island municipalities of Samar and the northern coast of Biliran before making landfall in the vicinity of Masbate (mainland or Ticao Island). During this period, “JOLINA” may weaken into a severe tropical storm. Source: DOST PAGASA