NDRRMC Update Sitrep No. 06 re Preparedness Measures and Effects of Tropical Storm "Urduja" (Kai-Tak) as of 8:00 AM, 18 December 2017

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from Government of the Philippines
Published on 18 Dec 2017 View Original

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18 December 2017

At 2:00 AM, TD "URDUJA" has passed in the vicinity of Cuyo islands and was forecasted to move towards Palawan. Sea travel is not advised over the seaboards of Palawan.

At 8:00 AM, TD "URDUJA" has made its fifth landfall over Taytay, Palawan. Maximum winds of up to 5 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph. It is forecast to move West at 18 kph. TD "URFUJA" is expected to exit PAR between tomorrow morning and afternoon. Meanwhile, the Tropical Depression outside PAR has weakened into Low Pressure Area and was estimated based on all available data at 1,630 km East of Mindanao.