PAGASA weather update today: Ramon intensifies as moves closer to Cagayan

PAGASA weather update today: tropical storm Ramon intensifies as it moves closes to Cagayan today, Monday, November 18.

According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), severe weather bulletin In a bulletin issued 8 am on Monday, “Ramon” is moving Northwest at 10 kph with a maximum sustained winds of 85 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 105 kph.

At 7:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm “Ramon” was estimated based on all available data, including Benguet and Daet Doppler Radars, at 190 km East of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan (17.5 °N, 123.5 °E ).

Typhoon “Ramon” is forecast to make landfall over Northern Cagayan between tonight and tomorrow morning. Further intensification prior to landfall remains likely.

PAGASA weather update today: tropical storm Ramon

Signal No. 2 (winds of 61 km/h to 120 km/h)

  • Cagayan, including Babuyan Group of Islands
  • northern part of Isabela (Sta Maria, San Pablo, Maconacon, Cabagan, Sto Tomas,Quezon, Delfin Albano, Tumauini, Divilacan)
  • Apayao
  • Kalinga

Forecast Position

  • 24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): In the vicinity of Abulug, Cagayan(18.4°N, 121.4°E)
  • 48 Hour(Wednesday morning):190 km Northwest of Iba, Zambales(16.3°N, 118.5°E)
  • 72 Hour(Thursday morning): 870 km West Southwest of City, Pangasinan (OUTSIDE PAR)(12.4°N, 113.2°E)

Meanwhile, as of 7 am today, a new Low Pressure Area (LPA) outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) was estimated at 1,725 km East of Eastern Visayas (10.6°N, 141.5°E). This weather disturbance is forecast to enter the PAR within 24 hours and is being monitored for potential tropical cyclone development.