At 4:00 p.m. today, the center of Tropical Depression "FERDIE" was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 240 km west northwest of Laoag City (18.6°N, 118.0°E) with maximum winds of 55 kph near the center.
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds)
- Ilocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
Residents living in low lying and mountainous areas are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides due to enhanced Southwest monsoon especially the western section of Luzon and Visayas.
Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the western seaboard of Luzon due to the combined effect of Tropical Depression "FERDIE" and the Southwest Monsoon.