Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 – 20 mm per hour (heavy-intense) within the 600 km diameter of the Typhoon.
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signal #2 & #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under signal #2 are alerted against storm surges.
“ODETTE” will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms over MIMAROPA, Western Visayas,Zambales and Bataan. Residents in these areas are advised to be alert against flashfloods and landslides.
Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Occidental Mindoro and Palawan and over the eastern seaboard of Central and Southern Luzon and of Visayas.
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 5 PM today.
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
Signal No. 2
(61-100 kph winds) Cagayan
Babuyan Group of Islands
Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)
Batanes Grp. of Is.
At 4:00 AM today, the center of Typhoon “ODETTE” was located based on all available data at 630 km East of Tuguegarao City (17.2°N,128.5°E) with maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph. It is forecast to move West at 13 kph. Southwest Monsoon affecting Central and Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Batanes Group of Islands, Apayao, Isabela and Cagayan including Calayan and Babuyan Group of Islands will have rains with gusty winds with moderate to rough seas. Mimaropa, Western Visayas, and the Provinces of Zambales and Bataan will experience cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides. Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon and of Visayas and Zamboanga Peninsula will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. The rest of Mindanao will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the northeast to northwest over Northern of Luzon and coming from the southwest to west over the rest of Luzon and Western Visayas and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the southwest with slight to moderate seas.