SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #26
FOR:Tropical Storm #UrdujaPh
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING
ISSUED AT: 5:00 PM, 16 December 2017
TS #UrdujaPh HAS SLIGHTLY WEAKEN AND IS NOW TRAVERSING THE NORTHERN PART OF SAMAR PROVINCE
Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will continue over Bicol Region and Visayas and is expected to prevail over Southern Quezon, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Mindoro Provinces, Marinduque and Romblon. Residents of these areas must undertake appropriate measures against flooding and landslides and coordinate with their local disaster risk reduction and management offices.
Sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal.
Tropical Depression outside PAR (4.8°N, 144.8°E) 2,135 East of Mindanao.
Location of eye/center: At 4:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm #UrdujaPh was estimated based on all available data at In the vicinity of San Jose de Buan, Samar (12.1 °N, 125.1 °E)
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 120 kph
Forecast Movement: Forecast to move West at 15 kph
24 Hour(Tomorrow afternoon): 95 km West of Roxas City, Capiz (11.6°N, 121.9°E)
48 Hour(Monday afternoon):135 km North of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (10.9°N, 118.5°E)
72 Hour(Tuesday afternoon): 240 km West of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (9.5°N, 116.2°E)
96 Hour(Wednesday afternoon):560 km West Southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (8.5°N, 113.8°E)
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL
TCWS #2 (61-120kph expected in 24 hrs)
Sorsogon and Masbate including Ticao Islands, Romblon, Northern Samar, Northern part of Eastern Samar, Northern part of Samar, Biliran, Antique, Aklan, Capiz and Northern Iloilo.
TCWS #1(30-60kph expected in 36 hrs)
Southern Quezon, Marinduque, Southern part of Occidental Mindoro, Southern part of Oriental Mindoro Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Albay , Burias Island, Northern Palawan, Cuyo Island, Calamian Group of Islands, Rest of Iloilo, Rest of Samar, Rest of Eastern Samar, Guimaras, Negros Occidental, Northern part of Negros Oriental, Northern Cebu and Leyte
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 8 PM today.