TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 01W [AMANG] STORMWATCH NO. 02
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Sunday 20 January 2019
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT), Monday 21 January 2019
|Current Status and Outlook||Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 01W [AMANG] remains disorganized while over the South Philippine Sea, with most of its rainbands displaced to the west and north of the center…expected to accelerate west-northwestward and could make landfall along Northern Caraga tonight.
The combination of the LPA’s rainbands and the enhanced Northeast Monsoon (Amihan) will bring moderate to heavy to at times extreme rainfall along Northern and Northeastern Mindanao, Eastern and Central Visayas, and Bicol Region. These rains is likely to produce flooding and landslides along hazard-risk areas particularly along areas once affected by TD 35W (USMAN). Please take all necessary precautions.
|Where is LPA 01W (AMANG)?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, January 20…2100 GMT. The center was located along the western part of the South Philippine Sea [near 7.6°N 129.3°E], about 331 km east-southeast of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur or 480 km east-southeast of Surigao City, Surigao Del Norte.|
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 35 kph near the center…Gustiness: 50 kph|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West-Northwest @ 19 km/hr, towards the Northern Caraga.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines