SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN NUMBER TWO
TROPICAL CYCLONE ALERT: TROPICAL STORM #HenryPH (MATMO)
ISSUED AT 11:00 AM, 18 JULY 2014
It is expected to be at 970 km east of Borongan, Eastern Samar by Saturday morning, July 19; at 1000 km east of Daet, Camarines Norte by Sunday morning, July 20; and at 700 km east of Calayan by Monday morning, July 21.
TROPICAL STORM “HENRY” MAINTAINED ITS STRENGTH AS IT CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTH NORTHWESTWARD SLOWLY.
Location of eye/center: At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm “HENRY” was estimated based on all available data at 880 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.8°N, 134.6°E).
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph.
Movement: Forecast to move North Northwest at 7 kph.
Forecast Positions: Tropical Storm “HENRY” is expected to be at 970 km East of #Borongan, Eastern #Samar by tomorrow morning and at 1000 km East of #Daet, #CamarinesNorte by Sunday morning. By Monday morning, it is expected to be at 700 km East of #Calayan.
• Estimated rainfall amount is from 7.5 – 15 mm per hour (moderate – heavy) within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.
• Tropical Storm “HENRY” will not yet affect any part of the country.
• 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 PM today.