Saturday, June 02, 2012

Tropical Storm "AMBO" (Mawar / 04W)

Severe Weather Bulletin Number 6 (SIX)
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Storm "AMBO" (MAWAR)
Issued at 5:00 a.m., Saturday, 02 June 2012 

Tropical Storm "AMBO" has slightly intensified as it continues to move north northwestward.  

Location of Center:   220 km East of Casiguran, Aurora (as of 4:00 a.m.) 

Coordinates:    16.1°N, 124.6°E 

Strength:    Maximum winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph 

Movement:    Forecast to move North Northwest at 13 kph

Forecast Positions/Outlook:  

Sunday morning:
240 km East Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan
Monday morning:

360 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes
Tuesday morning:

680 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes

Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal  

Camarines Sur
Camarines Norte
Polillo Island

Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under signal # 1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.

Estimated rainfall amount is from 15-25 mm per hour (heavy) within the 500 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.

TS "Ambo" is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring rains over Central and Southern Luzon and Visayas.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the eastern seaboard of Luzon and Visayas.

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 a.m. today. 

 PAGASA-DOST.Gov.Ph | June 2, 2012 | Article Link

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