Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Severe Weather Bulletin Number 1 - June 26,2012 - Tropical Depression Dindo

Severe Weather Bulletin Number 1
Tropical Cyclone Alert: Tropical Depression "DINDO"
Issued at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, 26 June 2012

The active low pressure area east of Virac, Catanduanes has developed into a tropical depression and was named "DINDO". 

Location of Center:   670 km East Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes
(as of 4:00 p.m.) 

Coordinates:     14.2°N, 131.3°E

Strength:     Maximum winds of 55 kph

Movement:     West Northwest at 19 kph

Forecast Positions/Outlook:  

Wednesday afternoon:  520 km East of Casiguran, Aurora
Thursday afternoon:  320 km East of Aparri, Cagayan or 320 km Southeast of Basco, Batanes
Friday afternoon:  80 km North Northeast of Basco Batanes


No Public Storm Warning Signals Raised

Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 - 15 mm per hour (heavy) within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Eastern Seaboards of Luzon and Visayas due to big waves generated by the effect of the Southwest Monsoon and Tropical Depression "DINDO".

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.

PAGASA-DOST | June 26, 2012 | Article Link

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