'Bagyong Jenny' PAGASA weather update August 27, 2019


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MANILA, Philippines – 'Bagyong Jenny' slightly accelerates while moving westward and more areas placed under tropical cyclone wind signal no. 1, state weather bureau PAGASA announced in its 5:00 am bulletin on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

Satellite image of Tropical Depression 'Jenny' as of 4:40 am on Tuesday, August 27
Satellite image of Tropical Depression 'Jenny' as of 4:40 am on Tuesday, August 27 | Courtesy of DOST-PAGASA

Tropical Depression 'Jenny' may make landfall in Aurora tonight or tomorrow early morning. Intensification into a Tropical Storm before landfall remains less likely, but not ruled out," the weather central said.

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At 4:00 am today, the center of 'Bagyong Jenny' was estimated based on all available data at 395 km East Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes or 525 km East of Daet, Camarines Norte.

TD 'Jenny' has maximum winds of up to 55 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 70 km/h. It is moving West at 25 km/h.

Forecast Positions
  • 24 Hour (Tomorrow morning): In the vicinity of Alfonso Castañeda, Nueva Vizcaya
  • 48 Hour (Thursday morning): 590 km West of Dagupan City, Pangasinan (OUTSIDE PAR)
  • 72 Hour (Friday morning): 985 km West of Sinait, Ilocos Sur (OUTSIDE PAR)

'Bagyong Jenny' is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Thursday morning
'Bagyong Jenny' is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Thursday morning | Image courtesy of DOST-PAGASA

Tropical cyclone wind signal No. 1 (30-60 km/h Expected in 36 hours) is up over 29 areas: Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Benguet, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Bulacan, Metro Manila, Rizal, northern portion of Quezon including Polillo Islands, Cavite, Laguna, Camarines Norte, northeastern portion of Camarines Sur, Catanduanes.

Between this morning and this evening, intermittent to frequent moderate to heavy rains will be experienced over Bicol Region, Samar Provinces, Quezon, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Aurora, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Isabela and Cagayan. Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains will affect over Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon and Visayas, and the regions of Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, and Bangsamoro.

Between this evening and tomorrow (August 28) morning, intermittent to frequent moderate to heavy rains may be experienced over Central Luzon, Metro Manila, northern portion of Quezon (including Polillo Island), Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Benguet, Pangasinan and Rizal. Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains may affect Western Visayas and the rest of Luzon.

Between tomorrow morning and tomorrow afternoon, light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains may affect Western Visayas, Mindoro Provinces, northern portion of Palawan (including Calamian and Cuyo Islands), Zambales and Bataan.

Residents in the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be highly or very highly susceptible to floods and rain-induced landslides, are advised to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates, especially the Thunderstorm Advisories and Heavy Rainfall Warnings to be issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.

Areas under TCWS are advised to take precautionary measures against potentially strong winds. Meanwhile, occasional gusty conditions may also occur in Visayas and other areas of Luzon due to the Southwest Monsoon.

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