Tropical Depression Ramon has maintained its strength and changed its direction to the northwest as it approaches Mindoro Area.
At 4:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression Ramon was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 70 km Southwest of Romblon or at 70 km East Southeast of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro. It has a maximum winds of 55 kph near the center and is forecast to move northwest at 15 kph.
Tropical Depression “RAMON” is expected to be at 230 km West of Calapan City by tomorrow afternoon and at 390 km West of Iba, Zambales by Friday afternoon. By Saturday morning, it will be at 550 km West of Vigan, Ilocos Sur.
Public Storm Warning Signal number 1 is raised in some provinces including:
Northern Palawan including Calamian Group of Islands
• Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signals are alerted against possible flashfloods, landslides.
• Estimated rainfall amount is from 5 – 25 mm per hour (heavy) within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.
• The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next
bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today.