'Bagyong Tisoy' PAGASA weather update December 2, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – 'Bagyong Tisoy' has slightly intensified as it heads westward and Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3 is now in effect over Catanduanes, state weather bureau PAGASA announced in 5:00 a.m bulletin on Monday, December 2, 2019.

'Bagyong Tisoy' PAGASA weather update December 2, 2019
Satellite image of Typhoon Tisoy as of 2:00 am, December 2, 2019. Photo Credit: DOST-PAGASA

At 4:00 a.m. today, the center of Typhoon 'Tisoy' was located based on all available data at 355 km East of Virac, Catanduanes.

'Tisoy' has maximum sustained winds of up to 150 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 185 km/h. It is moving West at 20 km/h.

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The weather system is forecast to make landfall over Catanduanes or Albay between tonight and tomorrow early morning.

Forecast Positions

  • 24 Hour (Tomorrow morning): In the vicinity of Presentacion, Camarines Sur
  • 48 Hour (Wednesday morning): 125 km West Southwest of Subic, Zambales
  • 72 Hour (Thursday morning): 460 km West of Iba, Zambales
  • 96 Hour (Friday morning): 780 km West of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (OUTSIDE PAR)
  • 120 Hour (Saturday morning): 370 km South Southwest of Kalayaan, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR)

'Bagyong Tisoy' PAGASA weather update December 2, 2019
Latest track of Typhoon Tisoy. Photo Credit: DOST-PAGASA

Tropical cyclone wind signal

'Bagyong Tisoy' PAGASA weather update December 2, 2019
Tropical cyclone wind signal tracker. Photo Credit: DOST-PAGASA

Signal No. 3 (121-170 km/h winds prevailing or expected in 18 hours)

  • Catanduanes

Signal No. 2 (61-120 km/h winds prevailing or expected in 24 hours)

  • Eastern portion of Laguna (Pakil, Mabitac, Santa Maria, Famy, Siniloan, Pangil, Paete, Kalayaan, Lumban, Santa Cruz, Pagsanjan, Cavinti, Pila, Magdalena, Luisiana, Nagcarlan, Liliw, Majayjay, Rizal, and San Pablo City)
  • eastern portion of Batangas (Padre Garcia, Rosario, Taysan, Lobo, and San Juan)
  • Quezon including Polillo Islands
  • Oriental Mindoro
  • Marinduque
  • Romblon
  • Camarines Norte
  • Camarines Sur
  • Albay
  • Sorsogon
  • Masbate including Ticao and Burias Islands
  • Northern Samar
  • Eastern Samar
  • Samar
  • Biliran

Signal No. 1 (30-60 km/h winds prevailing or expected in 36 hours)

  • Southern Isabela (Palanan, Dinapique, San Mariano, San Guillermo, Benito Soliven, Naguilian, Reina Mercedes, Luna, Aurora, Cabatuan, San Mateo, Cauayan City, Alicia, Angadanan, Ramon, San Isidro, Echague, Cordon, Santiago City, Jones and San Agustin)
  • Mountain Province
  • Ifugao
  • Benguet
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Ilocos Sur
  • La Union
  • Pangasinan
  • Quirino
  • Aurora
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Tarlac
  • Pampanga
  • Bulacan
  • Zambales
  • Bataan
  • Metro Manila
  • Rizal
  • Cavite
  • rest of Laguna
  • rest of Batangas
  • Occidental Mindoro and Calamian Islands
  • Aklan
  • Capiz
  • Antique
  • Iloilo
  • Guimaras
  • northern portion of Negros Occidental (Bacolod City, Bago City, Cadiz City, Calatrava, Enrique B. Magalona, Escalante City, La Carlota City, Manapla, Murcia, Pulupandan, Sagay City, Salvador Benedicto, San Carlos City, San Enrique, Silay City, Talisay City, Toboso, Valladolid, Victorias City)
  • Northern Cebu (Daanbantayan, Bantayan, Madridejos, Santa Fe, Medellin, Bogo City, San Remigio, Tabogon, Tabuelan, Borbon, Sogod, Catmon, and Asturias)
  • Metro Cebu (Balamban, Toledo City, Pinamungahan, Aloguinsan, Naga City, Talisay City, Cordova, Minglanilla, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City, Cebu City, Consolacion, Liloan, Compostela, and Danao City)
  • Leyte
  • Southern Leyte
  • Dinagat Islands
  • Siargao Island

Rain forecast

Intermittent to occasional heavy rains over Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas, Northern Cebu, Dinagat Islands and Siargao Island is expected until this afternoon.

Between this afternoon and tomorrow noon: Frequent to continuous heavy to intense rains over Bicol Region, southern Quezon, and Marinduque. Occasional heavy rains over Northern Samar, Romblon, Mindoro Provinces, and the rest of CALABARZON. Intermittent heavy rains over Metro Manila, eastern portions of Cagayan and Isabela, and the rest of Eastern Visayas.

Through the rest of tomorrow and on to Wednesday noon: Frequent to continuous heavy to intense rains over Central Luzon, Metro Manila, CALABARZON, Bicol Region, Mindoro Provinces, Marinduque, and Romblon. Intermittent to occasional heavy rains over Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Pangasinan, Aklan, Capiz, and northern Antique.

Warning and advisories

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 appropriate actions, 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.

Other hazards and information

Storm surge with height of 1 to 3 meters may affect several coastal areas in Quezon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, and Samar.

Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of areas under TCWS, the seaboards of Northern Luzon, the western seaboard of Palawan, central seaboards of Visayas, and the northern and eastern seaboards of Mindanao due to prevailing or forecast rough sea conditions which may be perilous for maritime activities, especially for those using small seacrafts.

Gusty conditions may also be experienced in areas in Northern Luzon that are not under any TCWS (especially in the coastal and mountainous zones) due to the Northeast Monsoon.

— The Summit Express

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