I. SITUATION OVERVIEW
23 December 2016
The Severe Tropical Storm (STS) with international name NOCK-TEN entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and was named "NINA". It has a maximum sustained winds of up to 105 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 130 kph and it is forecasted to move West Northwest at 20 kph.
24 December 2016
"NINA" has intensified into a Typhoon and continues to move in a West Northwest direction with a maximum sustained winds of up to 135 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 165 kph moving West Northwest at 17 kph.
Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No.1 is hoisted in Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, Catanduanes, Sorsogon, Masbate including Ticao and Burias Islands, Northern Samar and Eastern Samar.
25 December 2016
TCWS No. 4 was raised over Catanduanes and Camarines Sur; TCWS No. 3 in Burias Islands, Albay, Camarines Norte, Southern Quezon, Sorsogon, and Marinduque; TCWS No. 2 in Metro Manila, Masbate including Ticao Island, Oriental Mindoro, Barangas, rest of Quezon including Polillo, Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Island, Romblon, Cavite, Rizal, Bulacan, Bataan, and Northern Samar, and TCWS No. 1 over Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, Aurora, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Zambales, Pampanga, Tarlac, Calamian Group of Islands, Aklan, Capiz, Samar, Eastern Samar, Biliran, Leyte, and Bantayan Island.
26 December 2016
TY "NINA" has weakened and continues to move towards the West Philippine Sea. At 4:00 PM today, the eye of TY "NINA" was located at 75 km Southwest of Submic, Zambales with maximum sustained winds of up to 120 kph and gustiness of up to 180 kph. It is forecasted to move West Northwest at 20 kph.
TCWS No. 2 is raised over the Lubang Island and Western portion of Batangas and TCWS No.1 in the Provinces of Southern Zambales, Bataan, the rest of Batangas, Cavite, and Northern portions of Occidental and Oriental Mindoro. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal elsewhere are now lifted
27 December 2016
"NINA" has maintained its strength while traversing the West Philippine Sea. At 4:00 AM today, the eye of the Typhoon was located based on all available data at 360 km West of Iba, Zambales with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph. It is forecasted to move West at 17 kph.
All Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals are now lifted.