storm signal


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Noun1.storm signal - a signal announcing the approach of a storm (particularly a storm of marked violence)storm signal - a signal announcing the approach of a storm (particularly a storm of marked violence)
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
storm cone - a canvas cone hoisted to warn of high winds
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ILOILO CITY--While the city and province of Iloilo are not under any storm signal due to typhoon Ompong, several ships and passengers have been stranded.
Weather forecasters raised on Friday storm signal number 4 in Cagayan and northern Isabela as rain and wind spawned by Typhoon Ompong are already felt in Northern and Central Luzon.
Forecasters in Hong Kong and Macau raised a storm signal two notches below the maximum, forcing schools and businesses to close, ferry operators to halt services and airlines to delay or cancel some flights.
Storm signal No 2 has been hoisted in at least nine areas in Northern Luzon as tropical storm Doksuri (local name: Dindo) continues its north-westerly track bringing 100 kilometre per hour winds.
Under HB 6072, Malacanang and other authorities can suspend classes and work at Storm Signal No.
'Local government units - not DepEd - decide on and announce class suspensions within their areas of jurisdiction in the absence of a storm signal,' Briones added.
Although the typhoon swerved toward Central Visayas, it was not until a big part of Mindanao was placed on storm signal No.
Although Juaning is hovering over the Pacific Ocean, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) raised storm signal number two on four southern Luzon provinces and signal number one on Metro Manila and 27 central and northern Luzon provinces.
Briones also noted that as to the announcement of class suspensions due to inclement weather, the DepEd's policy remains wherein "classes in affected areas are automatically suspended based on the PAGASA declared storm signals, while local government units (LGUs)--not DepEd--decide on and announce class suspensions within their areas of jurisdiction during calamities in the absence of a storm signal."
PAGASA said that moderate to heavy rains were expected in areas under Storm Signal Number 1 as well as Bicol region, Samar provinces, southern Quezon, Panay Island and the rest of Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan, collectively known as MIMAROPA.
The Philippine Atmosheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAG-ASA), by noontime yesterday declared the national capital region, as well as several adjacent provinces, under storm signal No 1 as rains drenched the area, causing flooding in some parts.