TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 98W STORMWATCH #001
Issued at: 2:00 PM PhT (06:00 GMT) Wednesday 11 October 2017
Next update: 1:00 PM PhT (03:00 GMT), Thursday 12 Oct 2017 or earlier
|Current Status and Outlook||A rapidly, organizing Tropical Disturbance (LPA) [98W] has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and is currently moving across the eastern warm waters of the Central Philippine Sea. This LPA may develop into a Tropical Depression within the next 24 to 48 hours and could threaten Extreme Northern Luzon tomorrow (Oct 12).
Residents along the northernmost parts of Luzon must monitor and should pay attention on this LPA as it heads towards Northern Cagayan-Babuyan Islands Area.
|Where is LPA 98W?||As of 11:00 AM PhT today, October 11…0300 GMT. The developing center was located over the eastern part of the Central Philippine Sea (near 16.4N 132.9E), about 1,164 km east-southeast of Santa Ana, Cagayan or 1,158 km east of Casiguran, Aurora.|
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 35 kph near the center…Gustiness: 50 kph|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||It was moving West to West-Northwest @ 35 kph, towards Extreme Northern Luzon.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines