Typhoon Ompong can intensify upto signal No. 5
Here is the latest news regarding Typhoon Ompong. GMA 7 reported that Typhoon Ompong can possbly be a Super Typhoon and will intensify to Signal number 5. Because of that everyone should be prepared.
Here’s the different category of a typhoon.
Signal No. 1: If the wind is upto 30 to 60 Kilometers per hour. As a result it can cause no harm. Except for houses with light materials. You will have to wait for 36 hours before you can feel the 30 to 60 KPH wind.
Signal No. 2: Because of the strong winds with 61 to 120 Kilometers per hour. Because of that it can cause some damages. The lead time is 24 hours, therefor giving us tims to prepare for the coming strong winds.
Signal No. 3: wind of a Signal No. 3 Typhoon is 121 to 170 Kilometers per hour. For that reason it can cause moderate to heavy damages and floods. The lead time is 18 hours. It means local officials and everyone should be prepared already incase of evacuation.
Signal No. 4: very strong wind with 171 to 220 Kilometers per hour. For that reason it can cause very heavy damages, houses can be destroyed, there will be no electricity, no water and no communication. It can cause heavy floods and storm surge up to 2 to 3 meters.
Signal No.5: This Thyphoon signa can cause widespread damages. Because of that houses can be totally destroyed, super heavy floods, No Electricity, water and communication for weeks.
That is why it is very important to be prepared.