TYPHOON ULYSSES (VAMCO) ADVISORY NO. 09
Issued at: 2:00 AM PhT (18:00 GMT) Thursday, 12 November 2020
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Thursday, 12 November 2020
|Current Status & Outlook||The large eye of ULYSSES (VAMCO) has made landfall over Polillo Island Group, as it becomes a Category 2 Typhoon. Its broad eyewall has started moving into Northern Quezon bringing violent winds with torrential rains over the area.
*At 2:00 AM today, the large eye has already made landfall over General Nakar in Northern Quezon, and will start traversing Central Luzon thereafter.
24-hr Outlook: TY ULYSSES (VAMCO) is forecast to turn westward with an increased forward speed of 25 km/hr, and could weaken slightly upon traversing the landmass of Central Luzon. The CORE (Eye + Eyewall) is expected to make another landfall Northern Quezon via General Nakar during the early hours of Thursday. Between 2 to 8 AM Thursday, the CORE will cross Central Luzon, passing over the provinces of Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Bulacan, Metro Manila, Rizal, Laguna, Northern Bataan, Southern Tarlac and Zambales. It will then emerge over the coastal areas of Zambales before noontime Thursday, and shall be in the vicinity of Scarborough Shoal on Thursday evening.
|Where is ULYSSES (VAMCO)?||As of 11:00 PM PhT today, November 11…0900 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 165 kph near the center…Gustiness: 205 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West-Northwest @ 22 kph, towards Central Luzon|
|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.
|2-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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