Friday, December 22, 2017

Bagyong Vinta PAGASA Weather Update: December 22, 2017 8:00 AM (Forecast Track, Signal Announcements)


MANILA, Philippines - Signal No. 2 were raised by PAG-ASA in 15 areas and Signal No. 1 in 16 areas in its latest weather update on 'Bagyong Vinta' issued at 8:00 A.M., Friday, December 22, 2017. At 7:00 AM today, the center of Severe Tropical Storm "VINTA" was estimated based on all available data including Hinatuan Doppler Radar at the vicinity of Laak, Compostela Valley (07.9 °N, 125.7 °E) As of this posting, the severe tropical storm is now traversing Compostella Valley.

Maximum sustained winds of 90 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 155 kph are expected. The severe tropical storm is forecasted to move West at 20 kph.

Below is the forecast movement and track of the 'Vinta' in the next 24h, 48h and 72h courtesy of PAGASA.

  • 24 Hour Forecast (Tomorrow morning): 135 km North of Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur(8.1°N, 121.5°E)
  • 48 Hour Forecast (Sunday morning):250 km Southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan(8.3°N, 117.0°E)
  • 72 Hour Forecast (Monday morning): 330 km Southwest of Pagasa Island, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR) (8.9°N, 112.0°E)
Forecast Track of Tropical Storm Vinta, Photo Courtesy: PAGASA
Satellite Image of Tropical Storm Vinta, Photo Courtesy: PAGASA
Signal Number 2 (61-120kph expected in 24h)
  • Southern Surigao del Sur
  • Northern Davao Oriental
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Compostela Valley
  • Davao del Norte
  • Northern Davao del Sur (Davao City)
  • North Cotabato
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Bukidnon
  • Lanao del Norte
  • Lanao del Sur
  • Misamis Occidental
  • Zamboanga del Norte
  • Zamboanga del Sur
  • Zamboanga Sibugay
Signal No. 1 (30-60kph expected in 36h)
  • Southern Leyte
  • Bohol
  • Southern Cebu
  • Negros Oriental
  • Southern Negros Occidental
  • Siquijor
  • Dinagat Island
  • Surigao del Norte
  • Rest of Surigao del Sur
  • Agusan del Norte
  • Camiguin
  • Rest of Davao Oriental
  • Rest of Davao del Sur
  • Maguindanao
  • Sultan Kudarat
  • Basilan
Meanwhile, PAG-ASA will release the next weather bulletin at 11:00 AM today, December 22, 2017.

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