PAGASA Bagyong Ambo update as of June 2 11 am: Storm Signal 1 being raised in 5 areas in LuzonBy Angel Cuala on Jun 2, 2012 in Asia, Science, Weather •
Updated: June 2, 2012 7:00 p.m.
Manila, Philippines – The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has just released its latest weather update and current status of Tropical Storm ‘Ambo’ or Bagyong Ambo, as it intensified further while moving North Northwestward.
PAGASA satellite image of Bagyong Ambo, as of
June 2, 2012 10:32 a.m.
Image Credit: PAGASA.DOST.gov.ph
According to PAGASA on Saturday, June 2, 2012, 11 a.m. (local time) on its official website, TS Ambo is 200 km East Northeast of Casiguran, Aurora as of 10 a.m., has maximum winds of 85 kph near the center, and gustiness of up to 100 kph, and is being expected to move North Northwest at 13 kph.
Tropical Storm “Ambo” is also expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring rains over Central and Southern Luzon and Visayas, as Public Storm Signal 1 is now raised to five areas in Luzon including Aurora, Isabela, Cagayan, Babuyan Island, and Batanes Group of Islands.
PAGASA noted that while there are no Public Storm Signal warnings in other areas, fishing boats and other small seacrafts are being advised not to venture out into the seaboards of Southern Luzon and Visayas and the eastern seaboard of Northern and Central Luzon.
On the latest PAGASA Twitter update, the agency said that moderate to heavy rains are to be expected in Rizal, Bataan, Negros Provinces; while isolated light rains are being expected in Nueva Ecija, Laguna, and nearby areas.
Meanwhile, PAGASA noted that Bagyong Ambo is expected to be at 240 km Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan by Sunday morning, and will be at 350 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes by Monday morning, and will be at 680 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes on Tuesday morning.
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