TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 94W [Pre-HANNA] STORMWATCH NO. 01
Issued at: 9:00 PM PhT (13:00 GMT) Saturday 03 August 2019
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT), Sunday 04 August 2019
|Current Status and Outlook||The large Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 94W (Pre-HANNA) which has been lingering over the Central Philippine Sea could become a Tropical Cyclone within the next 12 to 24 hours. However, this system will remain at sea and will not directly affect any part of the Philippines as it is forecast to track northward throughout its presence inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).
LPA 94W together with the Monsoon Trough will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) and bring “on-&-off” rains and thunderstorms across the Western Sections of Luzon and Visayas throughout the weekend.
|Where is LPA 94W?||As of 5:00 PM PhT today, August 03…0900 GMT. The center was located over the eastern part of the Central Philippine Sea [near 15.6°N 132.4°E], about 897 km east-northeast of Bato, Catanduanes or 1,223 km east of Metro Manila.|
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 35 kph near the center, with gustiness: 55 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||Quasi-Stationary over the Eastern Part of the Central Philippine Sea.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines