FOR:Tropical Depression #UrdujaPh
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING
ISSUED AT:8:00 AM, 14 December 2017

TROPICAL DEPRESSION #UrdujaPh HAS ACCELERATED FURTHER WHILE MOVING CLOSER TOWARDS EASTERN SAMAR.

Expected to make landfall over Eastern Samar between tonight and tomorrow morning.
Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.
Scattered to widespread rains is expected over Visayas and the regions of Bicol, Caraga and Northern Mindanao within 24 hours. Residents in these areas are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.
Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the eastern seaboard of Bicol Region and Eastern Visayas due to moderate to rough seas associated with the approaching Tropical Depression.

Location of eye/center: At 7:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression #UrdujaPh was estimated based on all available data at 140 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.0 °N, 127.0 °E)
Strength: Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph

Forecast Movement: Forecast to move West at 10 kph

Forecast Positions:

24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): In the vicinity of San Julian, Eastern Samar (11.7°N, 125.3°E)
48 Hour(Saturday morning): 55 km East of Masbate City, Masbate (12.4°N, 124.1°E)
72 Hour(Sunday morning): 70 km Southwest of Romblon, Romblon (12.2°N, 121.8°E)
96 Hour(Monday morning): 175 km North of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (11.3°N, 118.6°E)

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL
TCWS #1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs) Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, Masbate, Romblon, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, Samar, Biliran, Leyte, and Southern Leyte, Northern Cebu including Bantayan Island, Capiz, Aklan and Northern Iloilo

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next next Severe Weather Bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.