NDRRMC Update SitRep No. 13 on Tropical Storm "BEBENG"



A. Chronology of Tropical Storm “BEBENG”

On May 6, 2011, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) east of Visayas has intensified into a Tropical Depression (TD) and was named “BEBENG” (AERE)

On May 7, 2011, TD “Bebeng” maintained its strength while moving west northwestward direction and intensified into a Tropical Storm (TS) which threatened the Bicol Region

On May 8, 2011, TS “Bebeng” intensified further as it moved closer to Bicol Region, made its first landfall over northern Catanduanes and headed towards QuezonAurora area

On May 9, 2011, TS “Bebeng” weakened slightly as it made its second landfall over northern Casiguran, Aurora and maintained its strength as it moved northward and headed northeastward

On May 10, 2011, TS “Bebeng” slightly weakened as it moved away from the country in a north northeast direction

On May 11, 2011, at 11:00 AM, TS “Bebeng” accelerated and exited outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)