Weather Updates: Typhoon Hannah

Weather Updates: Typhoon Hannah

ISSUED AT 11:00 AM, 07 August 2019
1 Weather Updates: Typhoon Hannah
(Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 5:00 pm today.)


• The outer rainbands of “HANNA” will bring light to moderate with at times heavy rains and gusty winds over the areas under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TWCS) #1 today and tomorrow (08 August).
• Today, moderate to heavy monsoon rains is expected over northern portions of Palawan (including Calamian and Cuyo Islands), Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Romblon, Zambales, Bataan, Aklan, Antique, Iloilo and Guimaras. Light to moderate with at times heavy rains will prevail over Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon and Western Visayas.
• Tomorrow, moderate to heavy monsoon rains may affect Metro Manila, Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Zambales, Bataan, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, and northern portions of Palawan (including Calamian and Cuyo Islands). Light to moderate with at times heavy rains may prevail over Western Visayas and the rest of Luzon.
• Residents in the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be highly or very highly susceptible to floods and rain-induced landslides, are advised to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates, especially the Thunderstorm Advisories and Heavy Rainfall Warnings to be issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.
• The western sections of Luzon and Visayas will experience occasional gusty conditions due to the Southwest Monsoon.
• Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of areas under TCWS #1, the seaboards of Luzon and Visayas, and the northern and eastern seaboards of Mindanao due to potentially rough sea conditions.
• “HANNA” remains less likely to make landfall on any part of the country. Furthermore, it is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Friday.
• At 10:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area west of northern Luzon was estimated at 325 km West of Dagupan City, Pangasinan (16.4°N, 117.3°E). This weather disturbance remains less likely to develop into a Tropical Depression within 24 hours.
• At 10:00 AM today, Severe Tropical Storm “KROSA” outside the PAR was estimated at 2,055 km East of Extreme Northern Luzon (20.8°N, 141.7°E) with maximum sustained winds of 95 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 115 km/h. It is moving north northwest at 15 km/h and is not expected to enter the PAR.

Location of eye/center: At 10:00 AM today, the eye of Typhoon “HANNA” was located based on all available data at 630 km East of Basco, Batanes (20.6 °N, 128.0 °E )
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph.
Movement: Moving North Northwest Slowly

Forecast Positions:
• 24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 415 km East Northeast of Basco, Batanes(22.2°N, 125.5°E)
• 48 Hour(Friday morning):480 km North of Basco, Batanes(24.7°N, 122.7°E)
• 72 Hour(Saturday morning): 730 km North of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)(27.0°N, 121.6°E)
• 96 Hour(Sunday morning):1,020 km North of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)(29.6°N, 121.7°E)

Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal
TCWS 1 (30-60 km/h Expected in 36 hours)
-Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next Severe Weather Bulletin to be issued at 5 PM today.

(c) Dost_PAGASA

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