NDRRMC Update Sitrep No. 26 re Preparedness Measures and Effects of Tropical Storm "Urduja" (Kai Tak) as of 8:00 PM, 31 January 2018

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from Government of the Philippines
Published on 31 Jan 2018 View Original

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

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14 December 2017

At 4:00 AM, the center of TD "URDUJA" was estimated at 175 km E st of Guiuan, Eastern Samar. It has a maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph near thje center and gustiness of up to 65 kph as it moves in a westward at 8 kph.

At 8:00 AM, TCWS No. 1 is issued over the Provinces of Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, Masbate, Romblon, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, Samar, Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Norther Cebu, Capiz, Aklan, and Northern Iloilo.

At 2:00 PM, "URDUJA" has intensified into a Tropical Storm (TS) as it continues to towards Samar Provinces. TCWS No. 2 was raised in Eastern Samar, Samar and Biliran. TCWS No. 1 was in effect in Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, Masbate, Romblon, Northern Samar, Leyte, and Southern Leytr, Northern Cebu including Bantayan Island, Capiz, Aklan, and Northern lloilo.