'Bagyong Ramon' PAGASA weather update November 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm 'Ramon' (international name: Kalmaegi) remains stationary over the Philippine Sea east of Northern Luzon, state weather bureau PAGASA announced in its 5:00 am bulletin on Saturday, November 16, 2019.

'Bagyong Ramon' PAGASA weather update November 16, 2019
Satellite image of Tropical Storm Ramon as of 4:00 am, November 16, 2019. Courtesy of DOST-PAGASA

At 4:00 am today, the center of 'Bagyong Ramon' was estimated based on all available data at 440 km East of Casiguran, Aurora.

TS 'Ramon' has maximum sustained winds of up to 65 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 80 km/h.

Forecast Positions
  • 24 Hour (Tomorrow morning): 330 km East of Casiguran, Aurora
  • 48 Hour (Monday morning):155 km East of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
  • 72 Hour (Tuesday morning): In the vicinity of Claveria, Cagayan
  • 96 Hour (Wednesday morning):285 km West of Dagupan City, Pangasinan
  • 120 Hour (Thursday morning):360 km North Northwest of Pagasa Island, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR)

Track of Tropical Storm Ramon
Track of Tropical Storm Ramon. Photo Courtesy of DOST-PAGASA.

Tropical cyclone wind signal (30-60 km/h Expected in 36 hours) is up over these areas: Eastern portion of Cagayan (Santa Ana, Gonzaga, Lal-lo, Gattaran, Baggao, and Peñablanca), eastern portion of Isabela (Maconacon, Divilacan, Palanan, and Dinapigue), and Northern Aurora (Dilasag, Casiguran, and Dinalungan).

Today, light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains may be experienced over the eastern portions of Cagayan and Isabela, Bicol Region, Samar Provinces and Romblon.

On Sunday, light to moderate with occasional heavy rains may be experienced over the eastern portions of Cagayan and Isabela. Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Apayao, Northern Aurora and the rest of Isabela and Cagayan.

Residents in the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be highly or very highly susceptible to flooding 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 or Rainfall Advisories and Heavy Rainfall Warnings to be issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.

Gusty conditions associated with the Northeast Monsoon may still be experienced today over Northern Luzon, Aurora, and Bicol Region, especially in coastal and mountainous areas.

Sea travel is risky, especially for small sea crafts, over the seaboards of areas under TCWS, the seaboards of Northern Luzon, and the eastern seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon due to prevailing or forecast rough sea conditions.

— The Summit Express

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