New storm to hit PH first week of 2013?

In its latest report, state weather bureau PAGASA says there is no tropical cyclone existing within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

Based on the following satellite image, however, it seems there’s a new weather disturbance that’s approaching. Please click the image to enlarge.

tropical cyclone formation

It could be rainy in some parts of Visayas and Mindanao this weekend.

Here’s another screenshot from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

noaa image

We hope it’s not going to be another Pablo or Quinta.