SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #43
Tropical Depression Urduja
PAGASA SCIENCE GARDEN, Quezon City (DWDD) – “URDUJA” has maintained it’s strength as it approaches the Western Boundary of the Philippines Are OF Responsibility (PAR).
- Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No.1 over Palawan has been lifted. However, sea travel remains risky over the western seaboard of Palawan due to the surge of Northeast Monsoon.
- “Urduja” is expected to exit the PAR this morning or afternoon.
- Meanwhile, at 2:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area outside the PAR was estimated based on all available data at 1,395 km East of Mindanao (6.5°N, 138.8°E). The public and disaster risk reduction and management offices concerned are advised to continue monitoring for updates regarding this weather disturbance.
|Location of eye/center:||At 4:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression “URDUJA” was estimated based on all available data at 240 km West Northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (10.2 °N, 116.6 °E)|
|Strength:||Maximum sustained winds of 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph|
|Forecast Movement:||Forecast to move West Southwest at 18 kph|
· 24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 635 km West of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR)(8.6°N, 113.1°E)