SEVERE TROPICAL STORM “VINTA” IS NOW TRAVERSING COMPOSTELA VALLEY. – 8:00 AM, 22 December 2017

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN # 12
FOR: Severe Tropical Storm #VintaPH
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT: 8:00 AM, 22 December 2017

SEVERE TROPICAL STORM “VINTA” IS NOW TRAVERSING COMPOSTELA VALLEY.

Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail over Visayas and Mindanao within 24 hours. Residents of these areas must make appropriate actions against flooding and landslides, coordinate with their respective local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates.

vintamins SEVERE TROPICAL STORM VINTA IS NOW TRAVERSING COMPOSTELA VALLEY.   8:00 AM, 22 December 2017

Sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS).

Location of eye/center:At 7:00 AM today, the center of Severe Tropical Storm “VINTA” was estimated based on all available data including Hinatuan Doppler Radar at In the vicinity of Laak, Compostela Valley (07.9 °N, 125.7 °E)

Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 90 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 155 kph

Forecast Movement:Forecast to move West at 20 kph

Forecast Positions:
24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 135 km North of Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur(8.1°N, 121.5°E)

48 Hour(Sunday morning):250 km Southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan(8.3°N, 117.0°E)

72 Hour(Monday morning): 330 km Southwest of Pagasa Island, Palawan(8.9°N, 112.0°E)

TCWS#2-Southern Surigao del Sur, Northern Davao Oriental, Agusan del Sur, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Northern Davao del Sur (Davao City), North Cotabato, Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga Sibugay

TCWS#1-Southern Leyte, Bohol, Southern Cebu, Negros Oriental, Southern Negros Occidental, and Siquijor Dinagat Island, Surigao del Norte, Rest of Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Camiguin, Rest of Davao Oriental, Rest of Davao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat, and Basilan.

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next Severe Weather Bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.

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