As of 3:00 AM today, meteorological observations have identified the center of Tropical Depression “Goring” situated approximately 400 km East Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan, with precise coordinates at 19.2°N, 125.3°E. This system is currently exhibiting maximum sustained winds of 55 km/h near its core, with gusts that can escalate to 70 km/h. Its trajectory is determined to be West Northwestward, progressing at a slow pace. With this slow pace in movement, Goring is expected to stay within the Philippine Area of Responsibility until next week.
Concurrently, the Southwest Monsoon is exerting its influence, predominantly affecting weather conditions across Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Another Active tropical Cyclone Outside PAR
In addition to “Goring”, there is an active tropical cyclone detected outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). As per the 3:00 AM data, this system is located a significant 2,970 km East of Northern Luzon, pinpointed at coordinates 16.7°N, 149.7°E. This cyclone is characterized by maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near its center, with gustiness reaching up to 55 km/h. It is currently navigating in a South Southwest direction at a speed of 10 km/h.
Detailed Weather Forecast:
- Cagayan Valley and Cordillera Administrative Region
- Weather Condition: Cloudy skies accompanied by scattered rainshowers and occasional thunderstorms.
- Cause: Trough of TD Goring.
- Potential Impacts: Residents should be vigilant for possible flooding or landslides, especially during moderate to heavy rainfall.
- Visayas, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, and BARMM
- Weather Condition: Cloudy skies with intermittent rainshowers and thunderstorms.
- Cause: Southwest Monsoon.
- Potential Impacts: There’s a risk of flooding or landslides due to moderate to occasionally heavy rains.
- Metro Manila and the rest of the Philippines
- Weather Condition: Skies will range from partly cloudy to overcast, with sporadic rainshowers or thunderstorms.
- Cause: Influences of the Southwest Monsoon and localized thunderstorms.
- Potential Impacts: During severe thunderstorms, there’s a potential for flash floods or landslides.
Wind and Coastal Water Forecast:
- Northern and Western Sections of Luzon
- Wind: Light to Moderate, blowing from the Southwest to West.
- Coastal Waters: Waves are expected to be slight to moderate, ranging from 1.0 to 2.1 meters.
- Rest of the Country
- Wind: Light to Moderate, primarily from the South to Southwest.
- Coastal Waters: Wave heights will be slight to moderate, between 0.6 to 2.1 meters.
Residents in the affected areas are advised to stay updated with the latest weather bulletins and take necessary precautions.