“NANDO” has intensified into a Tropical Storm as it continues to move in a Northwest direction
Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 – 20 mm per hour (heavy – intenese) within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.
“NANDO” is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon which will bring light to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms Metro Manila and the rest of Southern Luzon.
Sea travel is risky over the eastern seaboard of Central and Southern Luzon.
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.
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds) Batanes Group of Islands
Cagayan including Calayan
Babuyan Group of Islands
At 4:00 p.m. today, Tropical Storm “NANDO” was estimated based on all available data at 270 km East of Casiguran, Aurora (16.8 °N, 125.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80kph. It is forecast to move Northwest at 15 kph.
The provinces of Isabela, Apayao and Cagayan including Batanes, Babuyan and Calayan group of islands will have rains with gusty winds with moderate to rough seas. Bicol Region, MIMAROPA and the province of Aurora will experience cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides. Metro Manila, and the rest of Luzon will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. Visayas and Mindanao will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest to west will prevail over Luzon, Visayas and eAstern Mindanao. The coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the south to southwest with slight to moderate seas.