TROPICAL STORM ?#?AmangPH? TROPICAL CYCLONE: WARNING

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #12
FOR: TROPICAL STORM ?#?AmangPH?
TROPICAL CYCLONE: WARNING
ISSUED AT 5:00 AM, 18 JANUARY 2015
(Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 11AM today)
TROPICAL STORM “AMANG” MAINTAINED ITS STRENGTH AND IS NOW MOVING TOWARDS SORSOGON.
• Estimated rainfall amount is from 7.5 – 20 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 350 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.
• Residents in low lying and mountainous areas of the provinces with PSWS#2 and #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.
• Ocean waves may reach up to 6.5 meters within the 350 km diameter of the storm.
• Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of Luzon, Visayas and the eastern seaboard of Mindanao.
• Public Storm Warning signals elsewhere are now lifted.
• The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions.
Location of eye/center At 4:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm “AMANG” was estimated based on all available data including Virac and Cebu Doppler Radars at 45 km Northwest of Catarman, Northern Samar (12.7°N, 124.3°E).
Strength Maximum sustained winds of 85 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 100 kph
Forecast Movement: Forecast to move Northwest at 15 kph.
Forecast Positions
• 24 hour (Tomorrow morning): 100 km Northeast Infanta, Quezon.
• 48 hour (Tuesday morning): 120 km East Southeast of Aparri, Cagayan.
• 72 hour (wednesday morning): 245 km East Northeast of Basco, Batanes.
PSWS #2
Catanduanes, Albay, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Quezon incl. Polillo Island, Sorsogon, Masbate, Aurora, Marinduque, Burias Island incl. Ticao Island, Northern Samar, Northern part of Eastern Samar and Northern part of Samar.
PSWS #1
Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Batangas, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Viscaya, Ifugao, Quirino, Isabela, Oriental Mindoro and Romblon, Rest of Samar, Rest of Eastern Samar and Biliran.

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