Severe Weather Bulletin #3

Tropical Storm"Inday"
Tropical Cyclone: ALERT

Issued at 11:00 am, 19 July 2018
(Valid for broadcast until the next advisory to be issued at 00 am tomorrow)
"INDAY" HAS SLIGHTLY INTENSIFIED AS IT MOVES EAST-NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE PHILIPPINE SEA.
  • The Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) enhanced by Tropical Storm "INDAY" will bring intermittent moderate to heavy monsoon rains over Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Zambales and Bataan, and scattered light to moderate with at times heavy rains over Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon until Saturday (21 July). Residents of these areas, especially those living in low-lying and mountainous areas are advised to take appropriate actions against possible flooding and landslide, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates.
  • Sea travel remains risky over the eastern seaboard of Northern Luzon and the seaboard of Central Luzon due to rough to very rough seas associated with the Southwest Monsoon and Tropical Storm "INDAY".
Location of Eye/center

At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "INDAY" was estimated based on all available data at 935 km East of Basco, Batanes

Forecast Movement

Forecast to move East Northeast at 20 kph

Strength

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

Forecast Position
  • 24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 980 km East Northeast of Basco, Batanes(22.3°N, 131.2°E)
  • 48 Hour(Saturday morning):860 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)(26.3°N, 127.5°E)
  • 72 Hour(Sunday morning): 975 km North of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)(29.2°N, 122.4°E)
  • 96 Hour(Monday morning):1,320 km North Northwest of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)(31.5°N, 117.2°E)
    The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next update to be incorporated in the 4 PM Public Weather Forecast and in the next Severe Weather Bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.