Typhoon “FERDIE” has intensified further while maintaining its West-Northwest direction.

At 4:00 am today, the eye of Typhoon “FERDIE” was located based on all available data at 1,015 km East of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan (17.7°N, 131.3°E) with maximum sustained winds of 165 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 200 kph. It is forecast to move west northwest at 22 kph.

ferdie 16091118 1024x791 Typhoon FERDIE has intensified further while maintaining its West Northwest direction.

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #3
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING: TYPHOON “FERDIE” (MERANTI)
Issued at 5:00 a.m., 12 September 2016
Typhoon “FERDIE” has intensified further while maintaining its West-Northwest direction.
Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy rains within its 300 km diameter of the Typhoon.

Location of Center:
(as of 4:00 a.m.) 1,015 km East of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
Coordinates: 17.7 °N, 131.3 °E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of up to 165 kph near the center
and gustiness of up to 200 kph.
Movement: Forecast to move West Northwest at 22 kph.
Forecast Positions/Outlook:

24 Hour(Tomorrow morning):
550 km East Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan

48 Hour(Wednesday morning):
35 km Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes

72 Hour(Thursday morning):
600 km Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)

96 Hour(Friday morning):
945 km Norht Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL
TCWS Luzon Visayas Mindanao Impacts of the wind
1(30-60kphExpected in 36 hrs.) Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands
  • Very light or no damage to low risk structures,
  • Light damage to medium to high risk structures
  • Slight damage to some houses of very light materials or makeshift structures in exposed communities. Some banana plants are tilted, a few downed and leaves are generally damaged
  • Twigs of small trees may be broken.
  • Rice crops, however, may suffer significant damage when it is in its flowering stage.
Wave Height (Open Sea): 1.25-4.0 meters

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