MANILA, Philippines – The Low Pressure Area (LPA) at East of Aparri, Cagayan has developed into a tropical depression. “Bagyong Karding” is not expected to make landfall in any part of the country. This is the latest weather update issued by PAGASA on August 7, 2018.
In PAGASA weather bulletin issued at 11:00 AM, the center of Tropical Depression “Karding” was estimated based on all available data at 1,220 km East of Calayan, Cagayan.
It has maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph and is almost stationary.
Signal No. 1 (30-60kph expected in 36h)
PAGASA warned that the southwest monsoon will affect the entire country. To quote,
The Tropical Depression and the LPA may enhance the Southwest Monsoon, which would bring scattered moderate to at times heavy rains over Northern Luzon and the western section of Central Luzon starting Friday (10 August)
Below is the forecast movement, position and track of ‘Josie’ in the next four (4) days, courtesy of PAGASA.
- 24 Hour (Tomorrow morning): 1,330 km East of Basco, Batanes(20.2°N, 134.7°E)
- 48 Hour (Thursday morning):1,320 km East of Basco, Batanes(21.8°N, 134.6°E)
- 72 Hour (Friday morning): 1,260 km East Northeast of Basco, Batanes(24.8°N, 133.3°E)
- 96 Hour (Saturday morning):1,205 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes(27.7°N, 130.8°E)
Note: The latest weather update for Bagyong ‘Karding’ on August 7, 2018 will be updated as soon as the administration releases the next bulletin.