2017 TROPICAL STORM URDUJA

On December 12, at 5:00pm, the LPA East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (inside the PAR) developed into a tropical depression and was named “URDUJA”. It has a maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph as it moves in a North Northwest direction at 6 kph.

SateliteImage 0400 18 Dec 2017On December 13, “URDUJA” slightly changed its course as it continues to move close to Sorsogon-Northern Samar area around 5:00 pm. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) no. 1 was raised over the Province of Eastern Samar.

At 2:00 pm of December 14, “URDUJA” has intensified into a Tropical Storm (TS) as it continues to move towards Samar provinces. At 8:00 pm, TS Urduja remains almost stationary and continues to bring damage over Eastern Visayas.

TS Urduja has slightly intensified as it continues to move slowly off the eastern coast Samar Island on December 15.

At 1:30 pm of December 16, TS Urduja made landfall over San Policarpio, Eastern Samar.

On December 17, at 8:00 am, “Urduja” weakened into a Tropical Depression and is now over the Samar sea. TCWS No. 2 has been lifted. TD Urduja changed its course and heading towards Aklan. It has made landfall over Malay, Aklan. It has maintained its strength and is now approaching the Cuyo Islands.

At 04:00 am of December 18, Urduja has passed in the vicinity of Cuyo Islands and is now moving towards Palawan.

As of 5:00AM December 19, TD Urduja maintained its strength while continues to travel over the West Philippine Sea.

SOURCE: PAGASA

PROFILE / DATA / STATUS
DATE TIME POSITION MOVEMENT STRENGTH
 19 December 2017  1000H  At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 430 km East West Northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (OUTSIDE PAR)(10.4 °N, 114.9°E)  West Southwest at 18 kph  Maximum sustained winds of up to 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph
 19 December 2017  0400H  At 04:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 240 km West Northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (10.2 °N, 116.6°E)  West Southwest at 18 kph  Maximum sustained winds of up to 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph
 18 December 2017  2200H  At 10:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 145 km West Northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (10.2 °N, 117.5°E)  West Southwest at 18 kph  Maximum sustained winds of up to 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph
 18 December 2017  1600H  At 4:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 120 km North Northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (10.5 °N, 118.0°E)  West Southwest at 18 kph  Maximum sustained winds of up to 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph
 18 December 2017  1000H  At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 90 km North Northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (6.6 °N, 139.8°E)  West at 18 kph  Maximum sustained winds of up to 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph
 18 December 2017  0700H  At 07:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data in the vicinity of Dumaran, Palawan (10.6 °N, 119.6°E)  West at 18 kph  Maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 75 kph
 17 December 2017  2200H  At 10:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 50 km Northeast of Cuyo, Palawan (11.2 °N, 121.3°E)  West Southwest at 17 kph  Maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph
 17 December 2017  1900H  At 07:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data in the vicinity of Buruanga, Aklan (11.8 °N, 121.9°E)  West Southwest at 15 kph  Maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph
 17 December 2017  1600H  At 04:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 65 km South of Romblon. Romblon (12.0 °N, 122.3°E)  West Southwest at 15 kph  Maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph
 17 December 2017  1300H At 01:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 65 km East Southeast of Romblon, Romblon (12.4 °N, 122.8 °E) West at 15 kph Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 17 December 2017  1000H At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data in the vicinity of Mobo, Masbate (12.3 °N, 123.7 °E) West Southwest at 15 kph Maximum sustained winds of 55kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 17 December 2017  0700H At 07:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 50 km Southwest of Catarman, Northern Samar (12.2 °N, 124.3 °E) West at 15 kph Maximum sustained winds of 60 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 17 December 2017  0400H At 4:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data in the vicinity of Calbayog City, Samar (12.2 °N, 124.8 °E) West at 13 kph Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 110 kph
 17 December 2017  0100H At 01:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data in the vicinity of San Jose de Buan, Samar (12.1 °N, 125.0 °E) West at 13 kph Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 110 kph
 16 December 2017 2200H At 10:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data in the vicinity of San Jose de Buan, Samar (12.1 °N, 125.1 °E) West at 13 kph Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 110 kph
 16 December 2017  1900H At 07:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data in the vicinity of San Jorge, Samar (12.0 °N, 124.8 °E) West at 15 kph Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 120 kph
 16 December 2017  1600H At 04:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at in the vicinity of San Jose de Buan, Samar (12.1 °N, 125.1 °E) West at 15 kph Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 120 kph
 16 December 2017  1300H At 01:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at In the vicinity of San Policarpio, Eastern Samar (12.2 °N, 125.3 °E) West at 15 kph Maximum sustained winds of 80 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 110 kph
 16 December 2017  1000H At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 75 km North Northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar or 120 km East Southeast of Catarman, Northern Samar (12.2 °N, 125.7 °E) West at 15 kph Maximum sustained winds of 80 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 110 kph
 16 December 2017  0700H At 07:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data including Guiuan Doppler Radar at 125 km East Northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar (12.2 °N, 126.4 °E) West Northwest at 10 kph Maximum sustained winds of 80 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 95 kph
 16 December 2017  040H At 04:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data including Guiuan Doppler Radar at 180 km East Northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar (12.1 °N, 127.0 °E)) West Northwest at 10 kph Maximum sustained winds of 80 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 95 kph
 16 December 2017  0100H At 01:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 215 km East of Borongan City, Eastern Samar (11.8 °N, 127.4 °E) West Northwest at 7 kph Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 15 December 2017 2200H At 10:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 240 km East of Borongan City, Eastern Samar (11.8 °N, 127.6 °E) West Northwest at 7 kph Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 15 December 2017  1900H At 07:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 240 km East of Borongan City, Eastern Samar (11.7 °N, 127.6 °E) Northwest at 5 kph Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 15 December 2017  1600H At 04:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 240 km East of Borongan City, Eastern Samar (11.8 °N, 127.6 °E) Northwest at 5 kph Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 15 December 2017  1300H At 01:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 230 km East of Borongan City, Eastern Samar (11.7 °N, 127.5 °E) Northwest at 5 kph Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 15 December 2017  1000H At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 240 km East of Borongan City, Eastern Samar (11.6 °N, 127.6 °E) Northwest at 5 kph Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 15 December 2017  0700H At 07:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 205 km East Borongan City, Eastern Samar (11.6 °N, 127.3 °E) Northwest at 5 kph Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 15 December 2017  040H At 04:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 205 km East Borongan City, Eastern Samar (11.5 °N, 127.3 °E)) Northwest at 5 kph Maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 15 December 2017  0100H At 01:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 115 km East Northeast of Guiuian, Eastern Samar (11.3 °N, 127.1 °E) Northwest at 5 kph Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph
 14 December 2017 2200H At 10:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 140 km East of Southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.1 °N, 127.0 °E) Northwest at 6 kph
 14 December 2017  1900H At 07:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 85 km East Southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.7 °N, 126.4 °E) West at 7 kph Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 14 December 2017  1600H At 04:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 85 km East Southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.7 °N, 126.4 °E) West at 7 kph Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph
 14 December 2017  1300H At 01:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 90 km East Southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.8 °N, 126.5 °E) West at 7 kph Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph
 14 December 2017  1000H At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 120 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.0 °N, 126.8 °E) West at 7 kph Maximum sustained winds of 60 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph
 14 December 2017  0700H At 07:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 140 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.0 °N, 127.0 °E) West at 10 kph Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph
 14 December 2017  040H At 04:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 175 km East Northeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.2 °N, 127.3 °E) West at 8 kph Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph
 13 December 2017  2200H At 10:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 295 km East Northeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.2 °N, 128.4 °E) North Northwest at 7 kph Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph
 13 December 2017  1600H At 04:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 395 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.2 °N, 129.3 °E) Northwest at 7 kph Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph
 13 December 2017  1000H At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 405 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.9 °N, 129.4 °E) West at 7 kph Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph
 12 December 2017  2200H At 10:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 415 km East Northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (9.5 °N, 129.9°E) North Northwest at 6 kph Maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph
 12 December 2017  1600H  At 04:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression "URDUJA" was estimated based on all available data at 480 km East Northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (9.3 °N, 130.6 °E)  North Northwest at 6 kph  Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 65 kph
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 13 Dec 2017 According to the Facebook post of MIAA, Cebu Pacific cancelled the following flights:

5J 321/322 Manila-Legazpi-Manila
5J 821/822 Manila-Virac-Manila
5J 901/902 Manila-Caticlan-Manila
5J 905/906 Manila-Caticlan-Manila
5J 891/892 Manila-Caticlan-Manila
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DG 6243/6244 Manila-Caticlan-Manila

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2P 2981/2982 Manila-Tacloban-Manila
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DG 6113/6114 Manila-Naga-Manila
DG 6117/6118 Manila-Naga-Manila
DG 6177/6178 Manila-Masbate-Manila
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o Baco, Oriental Mindoro
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