August 1- Bagyong Gener Latest Update! PAGASA said during it's 11:00am weather bulletin that the center of Typhoon"GENER" was located based on satellite and surface data at 290 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes (22.9°N, 123.6°E).
Heavy rain and strong winds brought by the southwest monsoon early Wednesday prompted the suspension of classes in more areas in Metro Manila.
Typhoon "GENER" is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring rains and moderate to strong winds over Luzon and Western Visayas.
Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under Public Storm Warning Signal #2 are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.
Estimated rainfall amount is from heavy - torrential (10 - 35 mm per hour) within the 700 km diameter of the Typhoon.
Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Seaboard of Luzon and Visayas due to the combined effect of Typhoon "Gener" and the Southwest Monsoon.
Meanwhile, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated at 360 km West Northwest of Basco, Batanes (21.0°N, 118.1°E).
The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 5 PM today.
Meanwhile watch, ANC Alerts Video: 12 barangays in Malabon affected by waist-deep floods.