SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #12
FOR: TROPICAL DEPRESSION #AgatonPH
TROPICAL CYCLONE: ALERT
ISSUED AT 5:00 AM, 03 January 2018
TD #AgatonPH HAS SLOWED DOWN SLIGHTLY AND IS NOW HEADING TOWARD THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA.
• Moderate to heavy rains is expected over Visayas, Bicol Region, Palawan and Quezon due to trough of TD #AgatonPH and Tail-end of a Cold Front. Residents of these areas must undertake precautionary measures against possible flooding and landslides and coordinate with their respective local disaster risk reduction and management offices.
• Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Northern Luzon and Southern Luzon, eastern seaboard of Central Luzon, eastern and western seaboards of Visayas, and eastern seaboard of Mindanao due to the surge of Northeast Monsoon and TD #AgatonPH.
• All Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals are now lifted.
Location of eye/center: At 4:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression #AgatonPH was estimated based on all available data at 175 km West Northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan(10.1°N, 117.2°E).
Strength: Maximum winds of up to 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph.
Forecast Movement: Forecast to move West at 25 kph.
• 24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 310 km West of Pagasa Island, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR)(11.4°N, 111.3°E)
NO TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL
The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next Severe Weather Bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today or earlier.