TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 01W [AMANG] STORMWATCH NO. 03
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Monday 21 January 2019
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT), Tuesday 22 January 2019
|Current Status and Outlook||Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 01W [AMANG] has moved somewhat northward and is just along the southeastern coast of Eastern Samar (just north of the Town of Guiuan). The system’s thick rainbands has been elongated and dislodged north of its center, just affecting Eastern Visayas and the eastern coastal areas of Bicol Peninsula. Through the next 24 hrs, the LPA is expected to be pushed by the strong surge of the Northeast Monsoonal Flow (Amihan) and dissipate along Central Visayas.
The combination of the LPA’s rainbands and the enhanced Northeast Monsoon (Amihan) will bring moderate to heavy to at times extreme rainfall along Eastern Visayas and the eastern coastal areas of Bicol Region. These rains may produce flooding and landslides along hazard-risk areas. Please take all necessary precautions.
|Where is LPA 01W (AMANG)?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, January 21…2100 GMT. The center was located along the southeastern coast of Eastern Samar [near 11.2°N 125.7°E], about 06 km northeast of Salcedo, Eastern Samar or 18 km north of Guiuan, Eastern Samar.|
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 35 kph near the center…Gustiness: 50 kph|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||North-Northwest Slowly, towards the Southeastern Coast of Eastern Samar.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines