Typhoon Melor

Classification/Name: TY MELOR (NONA)
Location: In the vicinity of Irosin, Sorsogon…(near 12.7N 124.0E)
About: 33 km south of Sorsogon City, Sorsogon…or 55 km southeast of Legazpi City, Albay
Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 180 kph near the center…Gustiness: 220 kph.

Boracay is not strongly effected. Today average winds up to 18 knots from West (Habagat). Heavy rain for tomorrow is expected.

Typhoon Melor

MELOR (NONA) is expected to move west-northwest during the next 24 hours, turning slightly to the west with decreasing forward speed through the remainder of the outlook period. On the forecast track, MELOR (NONA) shall emerge over the Ragay Gulf and will be passing across Ticao-Burias Islands Area this evening and emerging over the Sibuyan Sea by early Tuesday morning (Dec 15). On Tuesday morning, MELOR (NONA) shall be making landfall anew over the northernmost part of Oriental Mindoro, passing very near Calapan Tuesday afternoon. By Wednesday afternoon (Dec 16), the cyclone shall emerge over the West Philippine Sea, moving away from the country.

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