Signal No. 1 raised over E. Samar, parts of N. Samar due to TD Ramon
Marje Pelayo • November 12, 2019 • 246
MANILA, Philippines – State weather service PAGASA raised tropical cyclone wind signal (TCWS) No. 1 over Eastern Samar and the eastern section of Northern Samar.
As of 4:00 PM on Tuesday (November 12), the center of tropical depression Ramon was observed at 670 kilometers East of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, packed with maximum sustained winds of up to 55 km per hour and gustiness of up to 70 km per hour.
It is moving slowly towards the westward direction.
Based on PAGASA’s latest forecast, TD Ramon is expected to intensify into a Tropical Storm within the next 48 hours.
On Wednesday (November 13), expect light to moderate with occasional heavy rains over Bicol Region, Northern Samar, Samar, and Eastern Samar.
Likewise, light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains will be experienced over Romblon, Marinduque and Southern Quezon.
On Thursday (November 14), light to moderate with occasional heavy rains may be experienced over Isabela, Aurora, Quirino, Northern Quezon including Polillo Islands and Camarines Norte.
Likewise, light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Romblon, Marinduque, and the rest of Bicol Region and Quezon.
PAGASA advised residents in all affected areas to take precautionary measures against possible landslides and flash floods.
Meanwhile, sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of areas under TCWS, as well as the seaboards of Northern Luzon and the eastern seaboards of Central Luzon, Southern Luzon and the Visayas due to prevailing rough sea conditions.
Several parts of the Philippines will be able to witness the annular solar eclipse on December 26, according to PAGASA.
“An annular eclipse happens when the moon is farthest from Earth. Because the moon is farther away from Earth, it seems smaller and does not block the entire view of the sun thus creating a ‘ring of fire’ effect,” according to PAGASA.
The annular eclipse will be observed in the southernmost part of Davao Occidental.
According to PAGASA, the best site of observation is in Balut and Batulaki, Sarangani Island, Davao Occidental while other parts of the country will observe it as partial solar eclipse.
The earliest start of the eclipse will begin at 12:32 p.m. in Manila while it will begin at 12:43 p.m. in Balut Island. —AAC
MANILA, Philippines – The tail-end of a cold front is currently affecting the Bicol Region, Quezon province and Northern Samar, according to PAGASA.
This brings cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over the said areas thus residents are advised to take appropriate actions for possible landslides and flash floods.
Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon is now affecting the rest of Luzon.
Specifically, this brings cloudy skies with light rains over Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos Region and Aurora province where gusty conditions in coastal and mountainous areas are observed.
Mindanao, Palawan, and the rest of Visayas, however, will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers due to localized thunderstorms.
Similar weather condition will prevail over Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon due to the Northeast Monsoon but with no significant impact, PAGASA said.
MANILA, Philippines – State weather agency PAGASA has lifted all tropical cyclone wind signals (TCWS) as severe tropical storm ‘Tisoy’ further weakens while moving towards the West Philippine Sea.
As of 10:00 AM on Wednesday (December 4), the weather disturbance was located at 290 km West Southwest of Subic, Zambales with maximum sustained winds of 95 kph and gustiness of up to 115 kph while moving towards the west-northwest direction at 15 kph.
PAGASA said, however, that moderate to rough seas may still prevail over the western seaboard of Central Luzon and the southern seaboard of Southern Luzon.
Furthermore, moderate with occasional heavy rains is seen to affect the Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, and Aurora.
Residents in these areas are advised to take appropriate actions for possible landslides and flashfloods.
Meanwhile, sea travel is not advised especially for small sea vessels over the seaboards of Northern Luzon, eastern seaboard of Central Luzon, and the eastern and western seaboards of Southern Luzon due to rough sea conditions.
Likewise, gusty conditions associated with the Northeast Monsoon may also be experienced in other areas of Northern Luzon, Central Luzon, CALABARZON and MIMAROPA, especially in the coastal and mountainous areas.
According to PAGASA, ‘Tisoy’ is likely to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility between tonight and tomorrow morning.
It is also expected to further weaken due to the effects of the Northeast Monsoon.
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