TROPICAL DEPRESSION AURING ADVISORY NO. 02
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Thursday, 18 February 2021
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Thursday, 18 February 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||Tropical Depression AURING moving very slowly over the South Philippine Sea and has slightly intensified during the past 12 hours. Threat to Visayas and Mindanao this weekend continues.
24-hr Outlook: TD AURING is forecast to move very slowly, west-northwestward across the South Philippine Sea at a forward speed of 08 km/hr. This cyclone could become a Tropical Storm (TS) later today.
|Where is AURING?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, February 18…2100 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 55 kph near the center…Gustiness: 75 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West @ 04 kph, across the South Philippine Sea|
|Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s)||
|What Philippine areas will be directly affected?||Heavy to Extreme Rainfall (50 mm to >100 mm expected for 24 hrs):
Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):
|Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+||
+Waves of 3 meters in height is expected in storm surge-prone areas, particularly in coastal areas on where the Tropical Cyclone is headed. Kindly visit the PAGASA Storm Surge Updates for more details.
|3-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**||
**Important Note: Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 2 and 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 100 and 250 km respectively… while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 km/hr per day. Therefore, a turn to the left or right of its future track and changes in its wind speed must be anticipated from time to time.
|Other Storm’s Meteorological Information||
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Typhoon2000 (T2K)
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