Posted November 20, 2019 at 5:27:32 AM +0800
A tropical cyclone will affect the the locality.
Winds of 61 kph up to 120 kph may be expected in at least 24 hours.
"RAMON" WEAKENS INTO A SEVERE TROPICAL STORM WHILE MOVING FURTHER INLAND OVER CAGAYAN.
Location of eye/center : At 4:00 AM today, the center of Severe Tropical Storm "RAMON" was estimated based on all available data including Aparri Doppler Radar at at in the vicinity of Baggao, Cagayan (18.0, 121.9).
Strength : Maximum winds of 100 kph near the centerand gustiness of up to 165 kph.
Forecast movement : Forecast to move Southwest at 10 kph
Forecast position :
• 24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 255 km West Southwest of Iba, Zambales(14.7°N, 117.7°E)
Areas in Cagayan under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) #3 are now placed under TCWS #2.
Rainfall outlook for today: Light to moderate with occasional to frequent heavy rains over Batanes, Cagayan including Babuyan Islands, Apayao, and the northern portion of Ilocos Norte. Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Ilocos Sur, Abra, Kalinga, Mt. Province, Ifugao, the northern portion of Isabela, and the rest of Ilocos Norte.
Residents in the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be highly or very highly susceptible to flooding and rain-induced landslides, are advised to take appropriate actions, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates, especially the Thunderstorm or Rainfall Advisories and Heavy Rainfall Warnings to be issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.
Coastal flooding may be experienced in the coastal areas of Northern Luzon, especially on its western and northern portions due to high waves near the coast associated with both STS Ramon and the Northeast Monsoon.
Sea travel is risky, especially for small sea crafts, over the seaboards of areas under TCWS, as well as the seaboards of southern Isabela, Camarines Norte and Catanduanes, the western seaboardd of Zambales, Bataan. Occidental Mindoro and Palawan, and the northern seaboard of Camarines Sur due to prevailing or forecast rough sea conditions caused by STS “Ramon”, TD “Sarah” and the Northeast Monsoon.