Bagyo Agaton New Updates : Tropical Depression “AGATON” has slowed down while maintaining its strength
At 4:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression “AGATON”was estimated based on all available data at 215 km Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur or 220 km east of Davao City (7.1°N 127.8°E) with maximum winds of 55 kph near the center and it is forecast to move Southwest at 5 kph. Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon and Visayas.
Davao region and the provinces of Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur will have rains with gusty winds with moderate to rough seas. Northern Mindanao and the rest of CARAGA will experience cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides. The rest of mindanao will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. Visayas, the regions of Cagayan valley and Bicol and the provinces of Aurora and Quezon will be cloudy with light rains. Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will be partly cloudy to cloudy with light rains.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Northeast will prevail over Luzon and Visayas and coming from the Northeast to Northwest over Mindanao. The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be moderate to rough.
Weather Bulletin Number TEN
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Depression “AGATON”
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, 19 January 2014
Tropical Depression “AGATON” has slowed down while maintaining its strength.
Location of Center:
(as of 4:00 p.m.) 215 km Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur
or at 220 km East of Davao City
Coordinates: 7.1°N 127.8°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center
Movement: Forecast to move Southwest at 5 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Monday afternoon:
155 km Southeast of Davao City
60 km Southeast of Gen. Santos City
205 km Southwest of General Santos City
or out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility(PAR).
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS # Luzon Visayas Mindanao
Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds may be expected in at least 36 hours)
Surigao del Sur
Agusan del Sur
Davao del Norte
Davao del Sur
Estimated rainfall amount is from 5 – 15 mm per hour (moderate – heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.
Tropical Depression “AGATON” is expected to bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms over Northern Mindanao and the rest of Caraga Region.
Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Luzon, Visayas and Caraga Region.
The public and the disaster risk reduction and management councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 p.m. today