Tropical Depression Ambo Pagasa update

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) issued an update on Tropical Depression Ambo on its latest bulletin.

PAGASA on its 11 am, May 11, 2020 bulletin, said “Ambo” slightly intensified while moving slowly westward over the Philippine Sea.

In the next 24 hours, the trough of TD AMBO will bring scattered light to moderate with isolated heavy rains during thunderstorms over Mindanao. Residents in these areas are advised to continue monitoring for updates, especially the local rainfall or thunderstorm advisories and heavy rainfall warnings of PAGASA Regional Services Division (PRSD).

Moderate to rough seas will be experienced on the eastern seaboards of Eastern Visayas, Caraga, Oriental, and Davao Occidental. Fisherfolks and those with small seacrafts are advised not to venture out on these areas.

The raising of Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal in any locality of the country remains less likely in the next 24 hours.

At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression “AMBO” was estimated based on all available data at 340 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (08.6 °N, 129.4 °E )

Tropical Depression Ambo is moving west slowly with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 70 kph.

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Forecast Position TD Ambo Pagasa update

  • 24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 345 km East Southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar(10.4°N, 128.8°E)
  • 48 Hour(Wednesday morning):290 km East of Borongan City, Eastern Samar(11.9°N, 128.1°E)
  • 72 Hour(Thursday morning): 135 km East of Juban, Sorsogon(13.0°N, 125.2°E)
  • 96 Hour(Friday morning):20 km North of Alabat, (14.3°N, 122.0°E)
  • 120 Hour(Saturday morning):115 km West Northwest of Dagupan City, Pangasinan(16.6°N, 119.4°E)

PAGASA meanwhile has not issued a tropical cyclone wind signal as of this posting.

Forecast Weather Conditions

PlaceWeather ConditionCaused ByImpacts
MindanaoCloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstormsTrough of TD -Ambo-Possible flash floods or landslides due to scattered moderate to occasionally heavy rains
Metro Manila and the rest of the countryPartly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showersLocalized ThunderstormsPossible flash floods or landslides due to severe thunderstorms


Forecast Wind and Coastal Water Condition

PlaceSpeedDirectionCoastal Water
The eastern sections of Visayas and MindanaoModerate to StrongNortheast to NorthwestModerate to Rough / (1.2 to 2.6 meters)
Northern and Central LuzonLight to ModerateSoutheast to NortheastSlight to Moderate / (0.6 to 1.5 meters)
The rest of the countryLight to ModerateEast to NortheastSlight to Moderate / (0.6 to 1.5 meters)