I. SITUATION OVERVIEW
"QUIEL" BEGINS TO MOVE SOUTHWESTWARD OVER THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA.
At 10:00 AM today, the center of Severe Tropical Storm "QUIEL" was estimated based on all available data at 430 km West of Coron, Palawan (12.7 °N, 116.3 °E)
Between today (08 November 2019) and tomorrow morning (09 November 2019), moderate with occasional heavy rains will still be experienced over Cagayan including Babuyan Islands, Apayao and Ilocos Norte. Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains will affect Mindoro Provinces, Palawan and Western Visayas.
"QUIEL" is forecast to intensify into a Typhoon within 24 hours and remains less likely to make landfall in any part of the country. It is forecast to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) between tonight (08 November 2019) and tomorrow morning (09 November 2019).
Active tropical cyclone outside the PAR: At 10:00 AM today, the eye of Typhoon "HALONG" was located based on all available data at 3,310 km East Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon (26.5°N, 153.8°F) with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 150 km/h. It is moving North Northeast at 30 km/h and is not expected to enter the PAR.