Tropical Depression 99W / Gorio becomes better organized over the Philippine Sea, east of Surigao Del Norte.
It is likely to strengthen within the next 6 to 12 hours. Its center was located about 350 km East of Surigao City (09.6°N, 129.0°E).
Maximum wind speed is 40 km/h. The depression was almost stationary during the past 3 hours. Its western rain-bands have started to spread and affect Caraga and Eastern Visayas Regions bringing scattered to widespread rains with squalls and thunderstorms today.
PAGASA Storm Signals:
Signal 1 – Northern Samar – Western Samar – Eastern Samar – Dinagat Island – Siargao Island