SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #39
FOR:Tropical Depression #UrdujaPH
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING
ISSUED AT:8:00 AM, 18 December 2017
“#UrdujaPH” HAS MADE LANDFALL OVER TAYTAY, PALAWAN.
Scattered rains will continue over Palawan. Residents of these areas must undertake appropriate measures against flooding and landslides and coordinate with their local disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) offices.
Sea travel is not advised over the seaboards of Palawan.
Expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) between tomorrow morning and afternoon.
Meanwhile, at 5:00 AM today, the Tropical Depression outside the PAR has weakened into a Low Pressure Area and was estimated based on all available data at 1,630 km East of Mindanao (6.8°N, 141.0°E). However, the public and DRRM offices are advised to continue monitoring for updates regarding this weather disturbance
Location of eye/center: At 7:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression “#UrdujaPH” was estimated based on all available data at In the vicinity of Dumaran, Palawan (10.6 °N, 119.6 °E)
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
Forecast Movement: Forecast to move West at 18 kph
24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 270 km West of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan(9.9°N, 115.8°E)
48 Hour(Wednesday morning):285 km South Southwest of Pagasa Island, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR)(8.7°N, 113.0°E)
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL
TCWS#1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs)
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.