At 4:00 AM TODAY, the eye of Typhoon “FERDIE” was located based on all available data including Appari Doppler Radar AT 45 km northwest of Itbayat, Batanes (21.0°N, 121.5°E) with maximum sustained winds of 220 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 255 kph. It is forecast to move west northwest at 22 kph.
|Tropical Cyclone Info:Meanwhile, the eye of Typhoon “GENER” was located at 1,110 km east of Virac, Catanduanes (15.0°N, 134.4°E) with maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph. It is forecast to move west northwest at 24 kph.|
Forecast: Stormy weather is expected over the Provinces of Batanes, Ilocos Norte, Apayao and Northern Cagayan including Babuyan Group of Islands. Rains with gusty winds will be experienced over the Provinces of Ilocos Sur, Kalinga, Abra and the rest of Cagayan. Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms will be experiencedâ over Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon, Visayas, the Regions of Zamboanga Peninsula, Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), Northern Mindanao and Caraga . Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms will prevail over the rest of Mindanao.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest will prevail over the rest of Luzon and its coastal waters will be moderate to rough. Winds will be light to moderate coming from the southwest to west over Visayas and Mindanao with slight to moderate seas.