Tropical Depression “ODETTE” has maintained its strength as it continues to move over the Philippine Sea.
Estimated rainfall amount is from 5 – 10 mm per hour (moderate – heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.
Tropical Depression “ODETTE” will not yet affect any part of the country. However, it will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms over Metro Manila, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, and Occidental Mindoro.
The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 AM tomorrow.
At 4:00 pm today, the center of Tropical Depression “ODETTE” was estimated based on all available data at 930 km East of Casiguran, Aurora (17.2°N,132.1°E) with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 7 kph. Southwest Monsoon affecting Central and Southern luzon and Visayas.
Metro Manila, Central Luzon, CALABARZON and Occidental Mindoro will experience cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides. The rest of Luzon and Visayas will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. Mindanao will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Southwest to South will prevail over Luzon and its coastal waters will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the southwest with slight to moderate seas.