Tropical cyclone VAMCO formed over the Philippine Sea and is moving west-northwest towards central Luzon. On 10 November, its centre was approximately 345 km north-east of the eastern coast of Samar Island (central Philippines).
VAMCO will move west, strengthening and makes landfall over the north-eastern coast of Camarines Norte Province (Bicol Region) or Quezon province on 11 November. After that, it will cross central Luzon passing very close the National Capital Region, (Metro Manila).
On 10-11 November, heavy rain, strong wind and storm surge are forecast across most parts of Calabarzon, Central Luzon, Bicol, National Capital Region (NCR) and Mimaropa.
VAMCO is the fifth tropical cyclone that will hit the central Philippines over the last 20 days.
A tropical storm signal 1 warning has been issued for the Regions of Calabarzon and Bicol parts of Samar provinces and a severe flood advisory is in effect over Calabarzon. PAGASA warns of the increasing likelihood of landfall at or near peak intensity in Goni-affected Bicol region.