I. Situation Overview
Issued at 5:00 PM, 09 September 2021, “JOLINA” accelerates as it moves Westward over the West Philippine Sea.
Hazard Affecting Land Areas:
In the next 24 hours, light to moderate with at times heavy rains may be experienced over Palawan, Western Visayas, and Zamboanga Peninsula. For more information, see the Weather Advisory #2 for Southwest Monsoon and the 24-Hour Public Weather Forecast issued at 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM today, respectively.
Under these conditions, isolated to widely scattered flooding (including flash floods) and rain-induced landslides are still possible especially in areas that are highly or very highly susceptible to these hazard as identified in hazard maps.
- Strong winds (strong breeze to near gale conditions) associated with the enhanced Southwest Monsoon will be experienced over Palawan throughout the passage of the storm.
Track and Intensity Outlook:
“JOLINA” is forecast to continue moving generally westward over the West Philippine Sea and exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this afternoon or evening.
“JOLINA” is forecast to re-intensify and may reach severe tropical storm category this evening. Furthermore, the storm may reach typhoon category tomorrow evening or Wednesday early morning.
At 4:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm “JOLINA” was estimated based on all available data at 410 km West of Dagupan City, Pangasinan (16.1°N, 116.5°E).
Source: DOST-PAGASA Tropical Cyclone Bulletin
II. Status of Affected Areas and Population
A total of 23,921 families or 99,541 persons were affected by Typhoon “Jolina” in 514 Barangays in Regions NCR, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, V, VI, and VIII (see Table 1).