TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 94W [DODONG] STORMWATCH NO. 06
Issued at: 6:30 PM PhT (10:30 GMT) Tuesday 25 June 2019
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT), Wednesday 26 June 2019
|Current Status and Outlook||Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 94W starts to recurve towards the north while over the North Philippine Sea, in the general direction of Okinawa-Ryukyus Area, likely to develop into a Tropical Depression (TD) within the next 12 to 24 hours. Forecast to exit the northern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by tomorrow, Wednesday evening. Meanwhile, PAGASA already upgraded it into a TD, with local name “DODONG.”
This LPA is not a threat to any part of the country, but is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) and bring occasional rains and thunderstorms across the western sections of Luzon and Visayas within the next 1 to 3 days.
|Where is LPA 94W (DODONG)?||As of 5:00 PM PhT today, June 25…0900 GMT. The center was located over the southern part of the North Philippine Sea [near 19.3°N 127.0°E], about 524 km east of Santa Ana, Cagayan or 537 km east-southeast of Basco, Batanes.|
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 35 kph near the center…gustiness: 45 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||Northeast @ 19 kph, towards the Okinawa-Ryukyu Islands.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines