PAG-ASA Public Weather Forecast - Tropical Storm 'AURING' Update (January 4, 2013)

Issued at 5:00 pm. today, January 4, 2013, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) forecasts that at 4:00 p.m. today, the center of Tropical Storm ":AURING" was estimated based on all available data at 460 km southwest of Puerto Princesa City (8.6°N, 114.5°E) with maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph. It is forecast to move west at 20 kph. Intertropical convergence zone (ITZ) affecting Mindanao. Northeast monsoon affecting Northern Luzon.

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Mindanao and Central Visayas will have cloudy skies with occasional light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. Cagayan Valley will experience cloudy skies with light rains. Metro Manila and the rest of the country will be partly cloudy with brief rainshowers or thunderstorms.

Moderate to strong winds coming from the northeast will prevail throughout the archipelago and the coastal waters will be moderate to rough.

Weather Bulletin Number SIX (FINAL)
Tropical Cyclone Alert: Tropical Storm "AURING"
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Friday, 04 January 2013 

Tropical Storm "AURING" is now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility.
Location of Center:
(as of 4:00 p.m.)
460 km Southwest of Puerto Princesa City
Coordinates: 8.6°N, 114.5°E
Strength: Maximum winds of 75 kph near the center and
gustiness of up to 90 kph
Movement: West at 20 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Saturday morning: 630 km Southwest of Puerto Princesa City
or outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)

No Public Storm Warning Signals Raised

All Public Storm Warning Signals are now lowered.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 - 20 mm per hour (heavy - intense) within the 200 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the seaboards of Northern and Central Luzon and the western seaboards of Southern Luzon due to the Northeast Monsoon.

With this development, this is the final bulletin for this weather disturbance.

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Reference: DOST - PAG-ASA