Typhoon “KAMMURI” has gained more strength while moving slowly northwestward.
Location of Center  (10:00 AM today) The eye of Typhoon “KAMMURI” was estimated based on all available data at 1,470 km East of Southern Luzon (OUTSIDE PAR)(14.2°N,137.8°E) with Maximum Sustained Winds of 140 km/h near the center, gustiness up to 170 km/h moving Northwest Slowly.

“KAMMURI” is forecast to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) between Saturday (30 November) and Sunday (01 December) morning and will be named “TISOY” as the 20th Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal #1 may be raised over the eastern portion of the Bicol Region-Eastern Visayas area on Sunday. Cancellation of maritime travel may be experienced over these areas. Steady intensification is likely throughout the forecast period. The intensification of “KAMMURI” into a SUPER TYPHOON is less likely at this time but not ruled out. Typhoon “KAMMURI” may bring moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms starting Monday (02 December) over Bicol Region and Samar provinces. Most of the areas in Central Luzon, Bicol Region, Southern Luzon, and Metro Manila will experience strong winds and heavy rains on 03 December (Tuesday) and 04 December (Wednesday).

DENR – Mines and Geosciences Bureau X (MGB-X)

Issued at: 2:23 AM today, 2019. November 30

The Provincial, City, and Municipal Governments are hereby advised to take precautionary measures in view of the Typhoon.  This weather disturbance could have possible adverse impact on the local population, on health, on public and private infrastructure, on the economy.

The Provincial/City/Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils and the general public are advised to be prepared in the event of the occurrence of landslides and floods.  The P/C/MDRRMCs are advised to be vigilant and to take precautionary measures.

The Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committees (BDRRMCs) are advised to coordinate with their City/Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils to plan for any emergency, including identification of safe and suitable relocation sites and/or evacuation centers.  These should not be located in landslide-/flood-/hazard-prone areas.

Thank you very much.