for Monday, 19 January 2015 [3:00 AM PhT]
WEATHER.COM.PH TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATES
LOW PRESSURE AREA FORMERLY TROPICAL DEPRESSION MEKKHALA (AMANG) UPDATE NUMBER 019 [FINAL]
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Monday 19 January 2015
Tropical Depression MEKKHALA (AMANG) has dissipated into an area of low pressure as it makes another landfall over Aurora and tracks over Southern Isabela.
The remnants of Mekkhala (Amang) and the Northeast Monsoon (Hanging Amihan) will continue to bring cooler, windy and cloudy conditions with occasional slight to moderate rains along Northern Luzon...becoming moderate to heavy across the Babuyan and Batanes Group of Islands, and Cagayan within the next 24 hours..
*This is the last and final update on Mekkhala (Amang).
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CYCLONE HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Below are the regions or places in the Philippines that could be affected or that are being affected by the hazards generated by the remnants of current tropical cyclone.
- Moderate to Heavy Rains (30 mm to 50 mm): Babuyan and Batanes Group of Islands - until Tuesday morning (Jan 20).
CURRENT CYCLONE INFORMATION
As of 5:00 AM PhT today, Jan 19...2100 GMT.
Classification/Name: LPA formerly TD Mekkhala (Amang)
Location: Over Southeastern Isabela (near 16.8N 122.3E)
About: 25 km south-southwest of Palanan, Isabela...or 110 km southeast of Tuguegarao, Cagayan
Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 35 kph near the center...Gustiness: 55 kph
24 hr. Rain Accumulation (near and north of the center): 50 to 200 mm [Moderate to Heavy]
Minimum Central Pressure: 1004 millibars (hPa)
Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 700 km (Medium)
Area of Damaging Winds (95 kph or more): None
Past Movement: North-Northeast @ 26 kph
Forecast Movement: North-Northeast
Towards: Babuyan Channel
Time/Date: 5:00 AM PhT Mon Jan 19, 2015
Location of Center: Near 16.8º N Lat 122.3º E Lon
Distance 1: 75 km NNE of Casiguran, Aurora
Distance 2: 185 km ENE of Baguio City
Distance 3: 190 km S of Santa Ana, Cagayan
Distance 4: 70 km SE of Ilagan Isabela
Distance 5: 65 km E of Cauayan, Isabela
T2K/WP StormTrack (for Public): GIF
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