Tropical Depression 30W (SALOME) Update No. 01





Issued at: 12:30 PM PhT (04:30 GMT) Thursday 09 November 2017
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Thursday, 09 November 2017
Current Status and Outlook

Tropical Depression 30W (SALOME) upgraded from Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 99W, has accelerated west-northwestward and is now along the Sorsogon-Albay Border.  Its growing rainbands spreading across Bicol Region, Eastern and Northern Visayas, CaLaBaRZon including Mindoro, Romblon, and Marinduque, Metro Manila and some portions of Central Luzon.

24-hr Outlook: TD 30W (SALOME) is expected to continue moving west-northwestward across Burias Island, Marinduque, and Northern Mindoro today, and shall emerge over the West Philippine Sea by tomorrow morning (Nov 10).  30W will eventually become a Tropical Storm (TS).

Where is 30W (SALOME)? As of 11:00 AM PhT today, November 09…0300 GMT.  The center was located over Southern Bicol or along the Sorsogon-Albay Border (near 13.0N 123.5E), about 19 km south of Ligao City, Albay or 56 km west of Sorsogon City, Sorsogon.
How strong is it?

Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 45 kph near the center…Gustiness: 65 kph.

Past Movement (06 hrs) It was moving West-Northwest @ 35 kph, towards Burias Is.-Marinduque-Northern Mindoro Area.
Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s) :: None.
What Philippine areas will be most affected? Moderate to Heavy Rains (50 to 100 mm expected):
>> Bicol Region, CaLaBaRZon, Mindoro, Romblon, Marinduque, Metro Manila, and some portions of Central Luzon.

Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):
>> None.

Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+ :: None.
3-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**

FRIDAY MORNING: Rapidly strengthens into a Tropical Storm (TS) as it emerges over the West Philippine Sea, away from the country…about 185 km west-southwest of Olongapo City, Zambales [8AM Nov 10: 14.0N 118.8E @ 75kph].  Confidence Level: HIGH.

SATURDAY MORNING: Exits the western border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) as it intensifies into a Typhoon (TY) while over the South China Sea…about 589 km west of Alaminos City, Pangasinan [8AM Nov 11: 15.7N 114.5E @ 130kph].  Confidence LevelHIGH.

SUNDAY MORNING: Slows down as it approaches Hainan Island, Southern China, weakens slightly…about 668 km south-southwest of Hong Kong, China [8AM Nov 12: 16.8N 111.8E @ 120kph].  Confidence Level: MEDIUM.

**Important Note: Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 2 and 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 100 and 250 km respectively… while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 km/have per day. Therefore, a turn to the left or right of its future track and changes in its wind speed must be anticipated from time to time.

Other Storm Info > 24 hr. Rain Accumulation (across its circulation): 25 to 250 mm [Light to Heavy]

> Minimum Central Pressure: 1002 millibars (hPa)

> Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 520 km (Small)

> Area of Damaging Winds (100 kph or more wind gusts): None.

Additional Distances Time/Date: 11:00 AM PhT Thu November 09, 2017
Location of Center/Eye: Near 13.0º N Lat 123.5º E Lon
Distance 1: 39 km SSW of Tabaco City, Albay
Distance 2: 77 km SSE of Naga City, Camarines Sur
Distance 3: 181 km NNE of Roxas City, Capiz
Distance 4: 224 km NNE of Paasi City, Iloilo
Distance 5: 316 km ESE of Metro Manila

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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines


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