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a signal announcing the approach of a storm (particularly a storm of marked violence)

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In 1989, after 100 years of use, the Coast Guard found Storm Signal flags to be an inferior warning device compared to other technological devices such as television and radio.
The area mentioned is in the south eastern part of the country, still far to cause damages, but can fall trees when it reaches central Philippines by Friday, during which public storm signal number 3 or 4 could be announced -- if the disturbance doesn't weaken during its movement.
Seniang dumped 15 to 30 millimetre of rain per hour over a wide diameter of 300km, Pagasa said, adding that the storm signal number one was raised in 17 areas in central and southern Philippines and storm signal number 2 in 11 areas in central Philippines and southern Philippines.
The bureau raised storm signal warnings over 20 provinces and warned that heavy rains could cause flashfloods and landslides.
Banks, schools, courts and other social services centers were closed while the stock and derivatives markets suspended afternoon trading after storm signal No.
The Philippines Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) had placed Bohol, Cebu, Surigao and Misamis Oriental under storm signal No 1 since late Wednesday and forecasted the weather disturbance to have 65 kilometre per hour winds, but Bohol residents said the weather bureau did not mention that it would bring moderate to heavy rains of 7 to 15 millimetres per hour.
As a result of the presence of Lingling, storm signal number 1 had been raised over Southern Leyte, Surigao del Norte, Siargao Island, Surigao del Sur, Dinagat province, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley.
Six provinces have been placed under storm signal No.
Storm signal number two, the second of a three-level storm alert was raised on these three provinces.
The province of Eastern Samar had been placed under storm signal No 2 while Signal No 1 had been hoisted over the provinces of Sorsogon, Leyte, Northern and Western Samar.
Saola, which is moving in a westward direction north of the Philippines caused heavy rains as the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA) declared public storm signal No.
Storm signal number 1 means winds of 30-60 kph can be expected within the next 36 hours in the affected areas.
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.
Storm signal number 1 -- the lowest in the four stage alert -- had been declared over the provinces of Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Polillo island in the Bicol region as well as northeastern provinces of Aurora, Isabela, Cagayan together with the Babuyan ang Batanes Group of Islands in the north.
30pm yesterday, Pagasa had lowered its public storm signal levels to EoACAyLevel 1' in the provinces of Cagayan, Apayao, Abra and Ilocos Sur.