Issued at: 5:00 PM today, 18 OCTOBER 2017
SYNOPSIS: At 3:00 PM today, the eye of Typhoon “PAOLO” was located based on all available data at 910 km East of Legazpi City, Albay (13.0N, 132.1E) with maximum sustained winds of120 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to145 km/h. It is forecast to move North Northwest at 16 km/h. Meanwhile, the Low-Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 335km West of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan or 960 km West Southwest of Legazpi City, Albay (9.6N, 115.7E).;
FORECAST: Cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains with thunderstorms will be experienced over Bicol Region and Northern Samar. Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms are expected over Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque and Romblon. Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Northeast will prevail with moderate to rough seas.