Weather Advisory No. 03
FOR: TROPICAL STORM (MIRINAE)
Issued at 11:00 a.m., 28 October 2009
The Tropical Storm (MIRINAE) over the Pacific Ocean was estimated at 1,520 km East of Central Luzon (16.2°N 138.5°E) with maximum sustained winds of 105 kph and gustiness of up to 135 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 30 kph. This weather disturbance is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) tonight. It will not affect any part of the country within the next 36 hours.
Meanwhile, the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) will continue to affect most parts of Mindanao which will bring scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms.
The next update in this weather disturbance will be incorporated on the regular issuance of Public Weather Forecast at 5:00 PM today.