Published: Friday 10 November, 2017

BAGYONG SALOME Update: #SalomePH Maintains Strength in West PH Sea

The low pressure area LPA being monitored east of Samar is now a tropical depression named ‘Salome’. Bagyong Salome intensified slightly Thursday morning as it moves in the general direction of the southern Tagalog region.

Bagyong Salome update

Latest sallite image of Bagyong Salome. (PAGASA)

Bagyong Salome is a relatively weak cyclone. Nevertheless, it will bring moderate to heavy rainfall in affected areas. PAGASA warns that Tropical Depression Salome’s rains may also trigger flash floods and landslides.

LATEST UPDATE: #SalomePH has maintained its strength as it continues to move away from PH. As of 4:00 AM Friday, Bagyong Salome was spotted off Zambales in the West Philippine Sea.

As of 4:00 AM Friday, Bagyong Salome was estimated based on all available data including Subic doppler radar at 55 km Southwest of Subic, Zambales. It was packing maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 100 kph, and was moving West Northwest at 20 kph.

Forecast Positions:
24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 620 km West Northwest of Ambulong, Batangas (OUTSIDE PAR)
48 Hour(Sunday morning):685 km North Northwest of Pagasa Island, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR)
72 Hour(Monday morning): 740 km North Northwest of Pagasa Island, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR)

SIGNAL #1 is hoisted over the following areas: Metro Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga, Cavite, Batangas, rest of Zambales and northern Occidental Mindoro

SIGNAL #2 is now over Bataan and Southern Zambales.

Bagyong Salome forecast PAGASA

Updated forecast path of Bagyong Salome according to PAGASA. (PAGASA image)