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SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #1
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING: "JOSIE"
Issued at 11:00 AM, 21 July 2018
THE LOW PRESSURE AREA WEST OF ILOCOS SUR HAS DEVELOPED INTO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION AND WAS NAMED "JOSIE”
  • Scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains will prevail over Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Zambales, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija. Residents of these areas, especially those living near river channels, in low-lying and in mountainous areas are advised to take appropriate actions against possible floodings and landslide, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices and continue monitoring for updates. Meanwhile, scattered light to moderate with occasional heavy rains are expected over Metro Manila, CALABARZON and the rest of Central Luzon.
  • Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Northern Luzon and the western seaboard of Central Luzon, especially in areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal #1.

Location of Eye/Center:
At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "JOSIE" was estimated based on all available data at 195 km West Northwest of Sinait, Ilocos Sur (18.0°N, 118.6°E).
Strength: Maximum winds of up to 45 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 60 km/h.
Movement: Moving Northeast Slowly
Forecast Positions/Outlook:

· 24-Hour (Tomorrow morning): 25 km Southwest of Basco, Batanes (20.3°N,  121.8°E)

· 48-Hour (Monday morning): 510 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes (24.9°N,  123.1°E)

· 72-Hour (Tuesday morning): 840 km North of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR) (28.0°N,  121.5°E)

· 96-Hour (Wednesday morning): 1,340 km North Northwest of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR) (31.7°N,  117.2°E)

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL
TCWS Luzon Visayas Mindanao Impact of the wind
1
(30-60 kph
Expected in
36 hours)
 Batanes, Northern Cagayan including Babuyan Group of Islands, Ilocos Norte, northern portion of Ilocos Sur, Apayao and northern portion of Abra    
  • Very light or no damage to low risk structures,
  • Light damage to medium to high risk structures
  • Slight damage to some houses of very light materials or makeshift structures in exposed communities. Some banana plants are tilted, a few downed and leaves are generally damaged
  • Twigs of small trees may be broken.
  • Rice crops, however, may suffer significant damage when it is in its flowering stage.
Wave Height: (Open Sea) 1.25-4.0 meters
  • The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next weather bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today. 


 NO TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL
  •  The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next weather bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.


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