TROPICAL DEPRESSION FLORITA ADVISORY NO. 01
Issued at: 8:00 PM PhT (12:00 GMT) Sunday, 21 August 2022
Next update: 8:00 AM PhT (00:00 GMT) Monday, 22 August 2022
|Current Status & Outlook||Tropical Depression FLORITA newly-formed along the Philippine Sea as it moves slowly southwestward threatening Northern Luzon with its thick rainbands.
24-hr Outlook: TD FLORITA is forecast to attain Tropical Storm (TS) Classification and will move slowly westward at 08 km/hr. Its displaced western rainbands will start to affect the eastern sections of Cagayan Valley including Northern Aurora beginning tomorrow afternoon (Aug 22).
Its trough or extension will bring rains and thunderstorms across Bicol Region, Quezon, Marinduque and the Rest of Aurora today through tomorrow afternoon.
|Where is FLORITA?||As of 5:00 PM PhT today, August 21…0900 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 45 kph near the center…Gustiness: 65 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||Southwest @ 22 kph, across the northwestern part of the Central Philippine Sea.|
|Potential Philippine Major 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 are expected in storm surge-prone areas, particularly in coastal areas 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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