'Bagyong Lannie' PAGASA weather update October 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – 'Bagyong Lannie' is about to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), state weather bureau PAGASA announced in its 5:00 am update on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.

At 4:00 am today, the center of Tropical Depression 'Lannie' was estimated based on all available data at 670 km West of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.

Satellite image of 'Bagyong Lannie' as of 4:10 am, October 6, 2021
Satellite image of 'Bagyong Lannie' as of 4:10 am, October 6, 2021. Photo from PAGASA

'Bagyong Lannie' has maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center, gustiness of up to 55 km/h, and central pressure of 1002 hPa. It is moving northwestward at 25 km/h. Strong winds or higher extend outwards up to 120 km from the center.

NOTE: No Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal is currently in effect

TRACK AND INTENSITY OUTLOOK

Tropical Depression 'Lannie' is forecast to exit the PAR region within the 2 to 3 hours.

'Bagyong Lannie' PAGASA track

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND AREAS


Heavy Rainfall

The trough of this tropical depression may bring rains over the western section of MIMAROPA.

Severe Winds

In the next 24 hours, the enhanced easterlies while bring occasional gusts reaching near gale to at times gale force in strength over Extreme Northern Luzon, while the enhanced southwesterlies will bring the same conditions over the coastal and upland/mountain areas along the western section of Central and Southern Luzon.

HAZARDS AFFECTING COASTAL WATERS

Due to the hazardous sea conditions brought about by the tropical depression and the enhanced easterlies and southwesterlies, a Gale Warning is currently in effect over the seaboards of Northern Luzon and the western seaboards of Southern Luzon.

Moderate to rough seas will prevail over the remaining western seaboard of Luzon and the eastern seaboard of the country. These conditions are risky for those using small seacrafts. Mariners are advised to take precautionary measures when venturing out to sea and, if possible, avoid navigating in these conditions.

TROPICAL CYCLONES

'Lannie', the 12th tropical cyclone for 2021, developed into a tropical depression while east of Surigao del Norte early Monday, October 4.

PAGASA predicts that 2–3 tropical cyclones may enter/develop in the PAR this month.

On average, there are 20 tropical cyclones that could form or enter the PAR each year. Only half of those are projected to make landfall.

The weather agency declared the onset of the rainy season on Friday, June 5.

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