PAG-ASA Public Weather Forecast - Typhoon ZORAIDA Update (November 11, 2013)

Issued at 5:00 pm. today, November 11, 2013, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) forecasts that at 4:00 p.m. today, the location of Tropical Depression "ZORAIDA" was located based on all available data at 634 km Southeast of Hinatuan (5.8°N, 131.5°E).


Mindanao and Eastern Visayas will be cloudy with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms. The rest of Visayas will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Northeast will prevail over Luzon and and coming from the Northeast to North over Mindanao. The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be with moderate to rough.

Weather Bulletin Number THREE
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Depression "ZORAIDA"
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Monday 11 November 2013
Tropical Depression ""ZORAIDA"" has maintained its strength as it continues to move in a West Northwest direction.
Location of Center:
(as of 4:00 p.m.)
634 km Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur
Coordinates: 5.8°N, 131.5°E
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center
Movement: Forecast to move West Northwest at 30 kph
Forecast Positions/Outlook: Tuesday afternoon: in the vicinity of Agusan del Sur
Wednesday afternoon: 100 km Southwest of Coron, Palawan
Thursday afternoon: 810 km West of Ambulong, Batangas

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS # Luzon Visayas Mindanao
Signal No. 1
(30-60 kph winds may be expected in at least 36 hours)
None Siquijor
Southern Cebu
Negros Oriental
Negros Occidental
Southern Antique
Dinagat Island
Siargao Island
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Davao Oriental
Compostela Valley
Davao del Norte
Samal Island
Misamis Oriental
Camiguin Island

Estimated rainfall amount is from 5 - 15 mm per hour (moderate - heavy) within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.

Sea travel is risky over the Northern seaboard of Northern Luzon and the Eastern seaboards of Northern and Central Luzon.

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.

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Reference: DOST - PAG-ASA

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