With this development, this is the final bulletin for this weather disturbance. Synopsis:
At 4:00 p.m. today, the center of Tropical Storm “OFEL” was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 570 km West of Iba, Zambales (15.4°N, 114.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 85 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 100 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 22 kph.
Aurora, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya will experience cloudy skies with occasional moderate to heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides. Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will have occasional light to moderate rainshowers or thunderstorms. Visayas and Mindanao will be partly cloudy with brief rainshowers or thunderstorms.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the northeast to southeast will prevail over Luzon and its coastal waters will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the northeast to southeast with slight to moderate seas.