First Posted 18:22:00 12/13/2015
Last Update 18:42:00 12/15/2015
PAGASA LIFTED THE STORM SIGNAL NUMBER 1 OVER BILIRAN ISLAND. #NONAPH
SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #14
FOR: TYPHOON “NONA”
TROPICAL CYCLONE: WARNING
ISSUED AT 5:00 PM, 15 DECEMBER 2015
(Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today)
TYPHOON “NONA” HAS SLOWED DOWN AS IT CROSSES NORTHERN MINDORO.
•Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 250 km diameter of the typhoon.
•Flash floods and landslides are expected over the areas under signals # 2 and 3, while storm surges of up to 2 meters are possible.
•Nona is expected to traverse the West Philippine Sea tonight.
•Meanwhile, as of 2:00 PM, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) was estimated at 1645 km East Southeast of Mindanao (5.8°N, 141.0°E).
Location of eye/center:At 4:00 PM today, the eye of typhoon “NONA” was located based on all available data including Tagaytay Doppler Radar over Santa Cruz, Occidental Mindoro (13.2°N, 120.8°E).
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph.
Forecast Movement: Forecast to move West at 11 kph.
•24 hour (tomorrow afternoon): 235 km West of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
•48 hour (Thursday afternoon): 325 km Northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
•72 hour (Friday afternoon): 645 km West of Puerto Princesa City (Outside PAR)
PSWS 3: (121-170 kph Expected in 18hrs.)
Luzon: Oriental Mindoro and Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Island
PSWS 2: (61-120kph Expected in 24 hrs.)
Luzon: Batangas, Cavite, Marinduque, Romblon and Calamian group of Islands
PSWS 1: (30-60kphExpected in 36 hrs.)
Luzon: Metro Manila, Bataan, Southern Zambales, Bulacan, Laguna, Rizal, Quezon and Northern Palawan including Cuyo Island
PSWS elsewhere has now been lifted. The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next Severe Weather Bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.