Tropical Storm “NANDO” has maintained its strength and continues to move Northward.
Public Storm Warning Signal elsewhere now lifted.
Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 – 25 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 500 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.
Residents of areas under Public Storm Warning Signal 1 as well as those living in the Ilocos and Cordillera Regions are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.
“NANDO” will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon which will bring light to moderate rains and thunderstorms over Metro Manila and the western section of Central and Southern Luzon.
Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Northern Luzon.
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 PM today.
PSWS # Luzon Visayas Mindanao
Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)
Batanes Group of Islands
At 4:00 p.m. today, the center of Tropical Storm “NANDO” was estimated based on all available data at 180 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes or at 180 km East of Southern Taiwan (22.0 °N, 122.8°E) with maximum sustained winds of 95 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 120 kph. It is forecast to move North at 15 kph.
Batanes group of islands will experience rains with gusty winds with moderate to rough seas. Babuyan and Calayan group of islands, Zambales and the regions of Ilocos and Cordillera will have cloudy skies with moderate to heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides. Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will be cloudy 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 will prevail over Luzon and coming to southeast to south over Visayas. The coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the southeast to south with slight to moderate seas.