Sarah intensifies to tropical storm, Ramon weakens to tropical depression

PAGASA weather update today as of 11 am: Typhoon Ramon weakened to a tropical depression while Sarah intensified into a tropical storm, November 20, Wednesday.

“Ramon” is now a tropical storm while moving over Isabela area and is forecast to weaken into a Low Pressure Area within 24 hours.

At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression “RAMON” was estimated based on all available data in the vicinity of Roxas, Isabela (17.1 °N, 121.6 °E ). It is moving South-Southwest at 20 kph with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph.

Ramon Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal no.1  

  • Batanes
  • Cagayan including the Babuyan Islands
  • Apayao
  • Abra
  • Ilocos Norte
  • and Ilocos Sur
  • western portion of Isabela (Quezon
  • Mallig
  • Quirino
  • Roxas
  • San Manuel
  • Burgos
  • Reina Mercedes
  • Luna
  • Cabatuan
  • San Mateo
  • Cauayan
  • Ramon
  • Alicia
  • Angadanan
  • San Isidro
  • Santiago and Cordon)
  • Mountain Province
  • Benguet
  • Ifugao
  • La Union
  • Pangasinan

Ramon weakens to tropical depression, Sarah intensifies now tropical storm

According to PAGASA severe 11 am weather bulletin, “Sarah” intensifies into a tropical storm as it moves north-northwestward.

Sarah has an international name, “FUNG-WONG” (meaning: Phoenix, name of a mountain peak) was contributed by Hong Kong, China.

At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm “Sarah” was estimated based on all available data at 715 km East Northeast of Infanta, Quezon, or 640 km East of Casiguran, Aurora (16.4 °N, 128.1 °E ).

is moving North Northwest at 20 kph with maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph.

Sarah Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal no.1  

  • Eastern portion of Cagayan (Calayan
  • Aparri
  • Baggao
  • Alcala
  • Gattaran
  • Lal-lo
  • Tuguegarao City
  • Penablanca
  • Iguig
  • Amulung
  • Santa Teresita
  • Camalaniugan
  • Santa Ana
  • Gonzaga
  • Buguey
  • Ballesteros and Calayan) and northeastern portion of Isabela (Divilacan
  • Tumauini
  • Cabagan
  • Maconacon and San Pablo