Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated at 95 km east of Catarman, Northern Samar (12.5°N, 125.5°E). It is embbeded along the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

MEARI Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated at 95 km east of Catarman, Northern Samar (12.5°N, 125.5°E). It is embbeded along the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

Tropical Cyclone Update:

Tropical Storm (MEARI)
Location: at 4:00 AM, 1,520 km east of Luzon (14.6°N, 137.0°E)
Max. wind/gustiness: 65 kph / 80 kph
Forecast movement: north at 7 kph
Tropical DepressionLocation: at 4:00 AM, 2,080 km east of extreme Northern Luzon (18.5°N, 141.3°E)
Max. wind/gustiness: 55 kph / 70 kph
Forecast movement: west northwest at 11 kph

Forecast: Cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides is expected over Bicol region, Eastern Visayas and the provinces of Aurora and Quezon. Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms will be experienced over MIMAROPA, rest of CALABARZON, and of Visayas and Mindanao. Cloudy skies with light rains will prevail over Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the northeast will prevail over Luzon and coming from the northeast to northwest over Visayas and Mindanao.  The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be moderate to rough.

For: Strong to gale force winds associated with the Northeast Monsoon.
Strong to gale force winds is expected to affect the following areas:


SEABOARDS WEATHER WIND FORCE(KPH / KNOTS) SEA CONDITION WAVE HEIGHT (meters)

THE SEABOARDS OF NORTHERN LUZON AND THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF CENTRAL LUZON

(Batanes, Calayan, Babuyan, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan and Aurora)

Cloudy skies with light rains (52– 63) / (28 – 34) Rough to very Rough 3.4 to 4.5

THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF SOUTHERN LUZON
(Camarines Provinces and the eastern coasts of Quezon and Polillo Island)
Cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms (52 – 63) / (28 – 34) Rough to very Rough 3.4 to 4.5



Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the sea while larger sea vessels are alerted against big waves.    

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