WEATHER UPDATE — According to the Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 860 km East of Eastern Visayas (11.9°N, 133.6°E). Meanwhile, another LPA was estimated at 135 km West of Coron, Palawan (11.8°N, 119.0°E). Also, there is an active tropical cyclone outside PAR, the super typhoon Bolaven. It was estimated based on available data at 2,190 km East of Extreme Northern Luzon (19.8°N, 142.8°E) with maximum sustained winds of 215 km/h and gustiness of up to 265 km/h. It is moving North Northwestward at 15 km/h.
Weather Update Today – October 12, 2023
PAGASA’s weather update today (October 12, 2023) says Bicol Region, MIMAROPA, Quezon, Northern Samar and Eastern Samar will experience cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms caused by LPA. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to, at times, heavy rains.
Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms caused by localized thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms.
According to PAGASA’s Forecast Wind and Coastal Water Condition, Northern Luzon has moderate to strong wind speeds from northeast with moderate to rough coastal water (1.2 to 3.4 meters).
Meanwhile, Visayas and the rest of Luzon has light to moderate wind speeds from northeast to northwest with slight to moderate (0.6 to 2.1 meters) coastal water conditions.
As for Mindanao, the areas have light to moderate wind speeds from southwest to west with slight to moderate (0.6 to 2.1 meters) coastal water conditions.
Under present weather conditions, At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 860 km East of Eastern Visayas (11.9°N, 133.6°E). Meanwhile, another LPA was estimated based on all available at 135 km West of Coron, Palawan (11.8°N, 119.0°E). The 12-hour rainfall forecast is light to occasionally moderate rains and thunderstorms.
WATERCOURSES LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED:
- Camarines Sur
- Camarines Norte
- Oriental Mindoro
- Occidental Mindoro
- Eastern Samar
- Northern Samar
The 12-hour rainfall forecast is isolated light rains or thunderstorms.
WATERCOURSES NO LONGER TO BE AFFECTED:
- Negros Occidental
- Negros Oriental
- Agusan Del Sur
- Surigao Del Sur
- Agusan Del Norte
- Surigao Del Norte
- Lanao Del Norte
- Misamis Oriental
- Misamis Occidental
People living near the mountain slopes and in the low-lying areas of the above-mentioned river systems and the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils concerned are still advised to take necessary precautionary measures.