Pagasa Weather Forecast: Bagyong Betty (March 18, 2015)

On this page you can find the PAGASA weather forecast and news update on Bagyong Betty, a tropical depression, as of Wednesday, March 18, 2015.

In its 11 a.m. bulletin, the state weather bureau said Betty has weakened slightly while traversing over the Philippine Sea.

At 10 a.m., the eye of the tropical depression was spotted at 1,120 km East of Casiguran, Aurora, with maximum winds of 45 kilometers per hour near the center. It is forecast to move West at 17 kph.

State forecasters said the estimated rainfall amount is from 2.5-7.5 mm per hour (light-moderate) within the 300-km diameter of the tropical depression.

Bagyong Betty is expected to weaken into a Low Pressure Area (LPA) within the next 24 hours.

Forecast Positions as an LPA:
  • 24 hour (Tomorrow morning): 705 km East of Casiguran, Aurora
  • 48 hour (Friday morning): 320 km East Southeast of Casiguran, Aurora
The next PAGASA weather forecast bulletin will be issued later tonight.