Weather advisory 11:00 AM, January 15, 2014

Weather Advisory No. 7
For: Low Pressure Area (LPA)
Issued at: 11:00 AM, 15 January 2014

The Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated at 245 km Southeast of Borongan City or 165 km East of Surigao City (10.1°N, 127.0°E). This weather system will bring cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms over Eastern and Central Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao and Davao region which may trigger flashfloods and landslides while light to moderate rains and thunderstorms over CALABARZON, Bicol region, MIMAROPA, Western Visayas and the rest of Mindanao. Residents are advised to take all the necessary precautionary measures.

Strong to gale force northeasterly surface wind flow associated with the surge of the northeast monsoon is expected to affect the seaboards of Luzon and the eastern seaboard of Visayas. Hence, small seacrafts and fishing vessels are advised not to venture out into the sea due to big waves generated by this weather system.

The next update will be incorporated in the public weather forecast at 5:00 p.m. today while the next advisory will be issued at 11:00 p.m. today.