TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 01W STORMWATCH NO. 01
Issued at: 7:45 AM PhT (23:45 GMT) Saturday 19 January 2019
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT), Sunday 20 January 2019
|Current Status and Outlook||Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 01W which has been traveling across the southern parts of Micronesia during the past two weeks is now expected to enter the southeastern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) today. This LPA is likely to become a Tropical Depression (TD) within the next 06 to 24 hours, and could affect Northeastern Mindanao, Visayas and Bicol Region beginning tomorrow, Sunday (Jan 20) through Tuesday (Jan 22). Heavy rains associated with this LPA and the enhanced Northeast Monsoon will again be expected along the above mentioned areas.
This LPA is still far to directly affect any part of the country within the next 24 to 48 hours.
|Where is LPA 01W?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, January 19…2100 GMT. The center was located approaching the Republic of Palau (Federated States of Micronesia) [near 7.8°N 136.1°E], about 184 km east-northeast of Koror, Palau or 1,073 km east of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur.|
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 35 kph near the center…Gustiness: 50 kph|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||Westward @ 19 km/hr, towards the South Philippine Sea.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines