|PAGASA Typhoon AURING Forecast Track - First to enter PAR for 2013|
PAGASA sighted Active Low Pressure Area (LPA), now typhoon AURING, 210 km Southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan inside Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) as of 4 am January 4, 2013 embedded along InterTropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao.
Previously, this weather disturbance has a chance of 50% of becoming first typhoon to enter PAR for 2013 and will be named "AURING.
PAGASA LPA/AURING Forecast Track
Coordinates: 8.5N, 117.3E
Signal #2 (61-100kph winds):
Luzon: Southern Palawan
Signal #1 (45-60kph winds):
Luzon: Rest of Palawan
(1) 470 km Southwest of Puerto Princesa City - Friday
Strength: 65 kph near center
Gustiness: 80 kph
Movement: West at 28 kph
LandFall: Southern Tip of Palawan
Rainfall Volume: 10 - 20 mm/hr (heavy - intense rains) within 300 km
Distance to Land: 210 km Southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
Areas under public storm signal warning number 1 and 2 are alerted against possible flash floods and landslides.
Everybody is advised to prepare in advanced. Please visit PAGASA for weather updates and Project NOAH for hourly rain probability in your area.
Did You Know:
Our country is visited by an average 20 typhoons a year. The first 10 typhoon names for 2013 are AURING, BISING, CRISING, DANTE, EMONG, FERIA, GORIO, HUANING, ISANG and JOLINA
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