Tropical Depression Vicky slightly slows down

Tropical Depression Vicky slightly slows down as it moves closer towards the Davao Oriental-Surigao del Sur Area, Pagasa said on its latest severe weather bulletin.

At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression Vicky was estimated based on all available data at 140 km East of Davao City.

It is moving West Northwestward at 10 km/h with maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 55 km/h.

Areas under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS #1) will have strong breeze to near gale conditions during the passage of the tropical cyclone.

The combined effects of Tropical Depression VICKY and Tail-End of a Frontal System (Shear Line) will bring moderate to heavy with at times intense rains over Caraga, Davao Oriental, Davao de Oro, Davao del Norte, Bukidnon, Oriental, Camiguin, Southern Leyte, Leyte, and Bohol. Light to moderate with at times heavy rains over Bicol Region, the southern portion of Quezon, Lanao del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, and the rest of Visayas, Davao Region, and Northern Mindanao.

Tropical Depression Vicky slightly slows down

Tomorrow, moderate to heavy with at times intense rains will be experienced over Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, Quezon, and the northern portion of Palawan including Calamian and Cuyo Islands. Light to moderate with at times heavy rains over mainland Valley, Apayao, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Bulacan, Metro Manila, Camiguin, Dinagat Islands, and the rest of CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and Visayas.

In the next 24 hours, the combined effects of the surge of the Northeast Monsoon and the approaching tropical depression will bring rough to very rough seas (2.5 to 4.5 m) over the entire seaboards of Northern Luzon, the seaboard of Aurora, the eastern seaboard of Quezon including Polillo Islands, the seaboard of Camarines Norte, the northern seaboard of Camarines Sur, the northern and eastern seaboards of Catanduanes, the eastern seaboard of Albay including Rapu-Rapu Islands, the eastern seaboard of Sorsogon, the northern and eastern seaboards of Northern Samar, and the eastern seaboard of including Homonhon Island.

Moderate to rough seas (2.0 to 4.0 m) will be experienced over the coastal waters of areas under TCWS #1. Sea travel is risky over these waters, especially for small sea vessels.