Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 90W [DOMENG] StormWatch No. 03

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TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 90W [DOMENG] STORMWATCH NO. 03

Issued at: 7:15 PM PhT (11:15 GMT) Thursday 07 June 2018
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT), Friday 08 June 2018
Current Status and Outlook Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 90W [DOMENG] remains broad and disorganized as it moves barely northward across the Central Philippine Sea. The system continues to struggle developing, but the possibility of attaining Tropical Depression (TD) status within the next 12 to 24 hours remains high.  
Where is 90W (DOMENG)? As of 5:00 PM PhT today, June 07…0900 GMT. The weak center was located over the northern part of the Central Philippine Sea (near 16.4N 128.3E), about 539 km northeast of Virac, Catanduanes or 666 km east of Casiguran, Aurora
How strong is it? Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 35 kph near the center…Gustiness: 55 kph
Past Movement (06 hrs) North-Northwest @ 19 kph towards the North Philippine Sea.
Forecast Highlights
  • The Global Typhoon Forecast Models (GTFM) continues to predict LPA 90W (DOMENG) to become a Tropical Storm (TS) within the next 24 to 48 hours and shall recurve north-northeastward towards the northern part of the North Philippine Sea. The forecast confidence remains at medium.
  • The Day 03 Forecast shows the system accelerating northeastward away from the North Philippine Sea and shall exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Sunday morning (June 10), with a medium forecast confidence.
  • Based on the current forecast, this LPA will have no direct effect and landfall over the Philippine Islands. The system will only pass along the northern waters of the Philippine Sea.
  • This system will enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) and bring occasional rains and thunderstorms across Western Visayas, MiMaRoPa and Western Luzon beginning Friday through Sunday (June 8-10).
  • The next StormWatch Update will be issued tomorrow evening, June 08.

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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines

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