PAG-ASA Public Weather Forecast - Tropical Depression "Ramon" (October 11, 2011)

At 5:00 p.m. today, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) forecasts that  the Tropical Depression "Ramon" has intensified into a storm as it continues to threaten Eastern Visayas and Northeastern Mindanao. It was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 180 km East Northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur (8.9°N, 127.9°E ) with maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center with gustiness of up to 80 kph. It is forecast to move Northwest at 17 kph.

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Here's the weather forecast issued by DOST - PAG-ASA for today, October 11, 2011:

Issued At: 5:00 p.m., 11 October 2011
Valid Beginning5:00 p.m. today until 5:00 pm. tomorrow

Forecast:

Central and Eastern Visayas and Northeastern Mindanao will experience stormy weather while Masbate, Romblon, Sorsogon and Western Visayas will have rains and gusty winds and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Central and the rest of Southern Luzon and the rest of Mindanao will experience mostly cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms. Northern Luzon will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Northeast to North will prevail over Southern Luzon and coming from the Northwest to Southwest over the rest of Mindanao. The coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate blowing from the Northeast to North with slight to moderate seas.

TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE

Severe Weather Bulletin No.6
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Depresssion "RAMON"
Issued at: 5:00 p.m., Tuesday,  11 October 2011

"RAMON" has intensified into a storm as it continues to threaten Eastern Visayas and Northeastern Mindanao.
Location of Center:
(as of 10:00 a.m.)
180 km East Northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur
Coordinates: 8.9°N, 127.9°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center with gustiness of up to 80 kph
Movement: Northwest at 17 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Wednesday afternoon:
over Southern Leyte or
70 km
North of Maasin, Southern Leyte
Thursday afternoon:
vicinity of Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro
Friday afternoon:
200 km West of Iba, Zambales

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS # Luzon Visayas Mindanao
Signal No. 2
(60-100 kph winds)
None Southern Leyte
Eastern Samar
Surigao del Norte
Siargao Island
Surigao del Sur
Dinagat Island
Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)
Masbate
Ticao Island
Romblon
Sorsogon
Northern Leyte
Biliran Island
Bohol
Cebu
Northern Negros
Northern Samar
Western Samar
Panay Island
Guimaras Island
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Misamis Oriental
Camiguin Island

Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signal are alerted against possible flashfloods, landslides and storm surges. Likewise, those living in coastal areas are alerted against big waves or storm surges generated by this tropical cyclone.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 - 30 mm per hour (moderate to heavy) within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.

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For other PAG-ASA Public Weather Forecasts, see "Related Posts" below.

Reference: DOST - PAG-ASA



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