Weather Bulletin Number THREE
Tropical Cyclone Alert: Tropical Storm “JOLINA”
Issued at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, 31 July 2013
“JOLINA” has intensified into a Tropical Storm.
Location of Center:
(as of 10:00 a.m.) 450 km West of Subic, Zambales
Coordinates: 15.0°N, 115.6°E
Strength: Maximum winds of 65 kph near the center and
Gustiness of up to 80 kph
Movement: Northwest at 11 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Wednesday evening:
660 km West of Subic, Zambales and
outside of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)
Estimated rainfall amount is from 5 – 15 mm per hour (moderate – heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.
Tropical Storm “JOLINA” will enhance the Southwest Monsoon which will bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms over MIMAROPA and CALABARZON.
Meanwhile, A Low Pressure Area(LPA) was at 210 km East of Virac,Catanduanes(14.3°N,126.4°E). The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.