Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 – 25 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.
“MARING” will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring moderate to heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms over Luzon particularly over the Western section.
Fishermen specially those using small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of Luzon due to the possible big waves generated by the enhance Southwest Monsoon.
The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.
Southwest Monsoon affecting the whole country. Meanwhile, at 4:00 a.m. today, Tropical Storm “MARING” (TRAMI) was estimated based on all available data at 550 km East of Itbayat, Batanes (20.3°N, 127.7°E) with maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph. It is forecast to move North Northeast at 7 kph.
Metro Manila, Ilocos Region, CALABARZON and the provinces of Benguet, Zambales, Bataan, Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Bicol region will experience Monsoon Rains which may trigger flashfloods and landslides. Western Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula and the rest of Luzon, will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. The rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest will prevail throughout the archipelago and the coastal waters will be moderate to rough.