SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #3
FOR: TYPHOON #RositaPH (YUTU)
TROPICAL CYCLONE: ALERT
ISSUED AT 11:00 AM, 28 October 2018
(Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today)
TYPHOON “ROSITA” HAS MAINTAINED ITS STRENGTH AND CONTINUES TO MOVE WESTWARD TOWARDS NORTHERN LUZON.
• Possible hoisting of Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals over the Eastern section of Northern and Central Luzon tonight (28 Oct.).
• Moderate to heavy rains directly associated with the Typhoon is expected over Northern and Central Luzon starting tomorrow evening (29 Oct). Flooding and landslides are possible. Travel by land and sea is risky.
• Possible raising TCWS #1 over Metro Manila by tomorrow evening (29 Oct)
• Strong to very strong winds are expected to affect the Eastern section of Northern and Central Luzon starting Monday evening (29 Oct).
• Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Northern and Central Luzon and the eastern seaboards of Visayas and Mindanao.
• Expected to make landfall over Isabela-Cagayan area by Tuesday morning (30 Oct).
• Storm surge is possible over coastal areas of Isabela & Cagayan. Everyone is advised to refrain from outdoor activities.
• Possible exit PAR by Thursday (Nov.1)
Location of eye/center: At 10:00 AM today, the eye of Typhoon “ROSITA” was located based on all available data at 875 km East of Aparri, Cagayan(18.0°N, 129.9°E).
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of up to 200 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 245 km/h.
Movement: Moving West at 20 km/h.
• 24 Hour (Tomorrow morning): 460 km East Northeast of Casiguran, Aurora (17.3°N, 126.3°E)
• 48 Hour (Tuesday morning): In the vicinity of San Mariano, Isabela (16.8°N, 122.1°E)
• 72 Hour (Wednesday morning): 200 km West of Sinait, Ilocos Sur (17.4°N, 118.5°E)
• 96 Hour (Thursday morning):445 km West Northwest of Sinait, Ilocos Sur (OUTSIDE PAR) (18.8°N, 116.4°E)
• 120 Hour(Friday morning):580 km West Northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte (OUTSIDE PAR)(20.2°N, 115.5°E)
NO TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL
The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next update to be incorporated in the 4 PM Public Weather Forecast and in the next Severe Weather Bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.