TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 99W STORMWATCH NO. 02
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Thursday 09 November 2017
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT), Friday 10 Nov 2017 or Earlier
|Current Status and Outlook||Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 99W has been struggling to organize during the past 24 hours…now making landfall over Northern Samar and will begin to traverse the Northern Masbate-Sibuyan Sea-Romblon-Mindoro Area today.
24-hr Outlook: LPA 99W is still expected to become a Tropical Depression (TD) either over the Sibuyan Sea or upon reaching the West Philippine Sea. By early Friday morning (Nov 10), 99W will be emerging over the Northwest Coast of Occidental Mindoro or in the vicinity of Lubang Island as it tracks west-northwestward at a forward speed of 28 kph.
The system’s circulation together with its associated Trough and the prevailing Northeasterlies will bring scattered to widespread rain showers and thunderstorms across the Visayas, Bicol Region, CaLaBaRZon including Metro Manila, Northern Palawan, Romblon, Marinduque, Mindoro, Central and Southern Luzon – today through Friday (Nov 10).
|Where is the LPA 99W?||As of 5:00 AM PhT, November 09…2100 GMT. The center was located over the eastern coast of Northern Samar or along the shores of Lapinig, Northern Samar (near 12.3N 125.3E), about 73 km east of Catarman, Northern Samar or 190 km east of Masbate City, Masbate.|
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 35 kph near the center…Gustiness: 45 kph|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||It was moving West-Northwest @ 26 kph, towards Northwestern Samar-Northern Masbate-Romblon-Mindoro Area.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines