SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #15
FOR: TYPHOON #RositaPH (YUTU)
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING
Issued at 11:00 am, 30 October 2018
(Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 2:00 pm today.)
TYPHOON “ROSITA” IS NOW IN THE VICINITY OF BAMBANG, NUEVA VIZCAYA AND IS HEADING TOWARDS BENGUET.
“ROSITA” will traverse over Benguet, La Union and Pangasinan.
Stormy weather over the areas under TCWS No. 3 & 2. Travel by land is risky over these areas.
Moderate to heavy rains directly associated with the Typhoon over Northern and Central Luzon. Residents in these areas, especially those living near river channels, in low-lying areas and mountainous areas, are advised to take appropriate actions against possible flooding and landslides, coordinate with the local disaster risk reduction and management offices.
Storm surge of up to 3 meters is possible over the coastal areas of Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, La Union and Pangasinan.
Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of areas with TCWS and the eastern and western seaboards of Southern Luzon.
Possible exit landmass this afternoon and will exit PAR by tomorrow evening (31 Oct.).
Location of Eye/center
At 10:00 AM today, the eye of Typhoon “ROSITA” was located based on all available data including Baguio Radar at In the vicinity of Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya (16.4 °N, 121.2 °E )
Moving West Southwest at 25 kph
Maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 230 kph
24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 255 km West of Sinait, Ilocos Sur(17.3°N, 118.0°E)
48 Hour(Thursday morning):430 km West Northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte (OUTSIDE PAR)(19.0°N, 116.6°E)
72 Hour(Friday morning): 520 km West Northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte (OUTSIDE PAR)(20.5°N, 116.3°E)
96 Hour(Saturday morning):565 km Northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte (OUTSIDE PAR)(21.7°N, 116.7°E)
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL
TCWS#3 (121-170 km/h)
Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Benguet, Mountain Province, Ilocos Sur, Pangasinan and La Union.
TCWS#2 (61-120 km/h)
Cagayan,Isabela,Quirino,Aurora,Ilocos Norte,Apayao,Abra,Kalinga,Nueva Ecija,Tarlac,Zambales and Pampanga.
TCWS#1 (30-60 km/h)
Babuyan group of Islands,Bulacan,Northern Quezon including Polillo Island, Bataan,Rizal,Metro Manila,Cavite,Laguna and Batangas.
The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next Severe Weather Bulletin to be issued at 2 PM today.