PAGASA Announces Typhoon Ompong Approaching PH As ‘Neneng’ Leaves PAR
The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that Typhoon Ompong is now approaching the Philippines as Bagyong Neneng leaves PAR.
On Tuesday (September 11, 2018), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) released the latest weather updates in the country.
PAGASA has lifted all the cyclone warning signal in the country as Tropical Cyclone Neneng leaves the Philippines Area of Responsibility (PAR).
Neneng packing maximum sustained winds of 60 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 75 kph was last spotted at 295 kilometers west of Basco, Batanes.
However, the weather disturbance will still affect the weather condition over Ilocos provinces, Cordillera Administrative Region, and Cagayan Valley.
Meanwhile, Typhoon Mangkhut is now moving fast towards the country and will be named “Ompong” after it enters PAR.
The weather agency was expecting Ompong to intensify into a super typhoon that could reach more than 220 kph sustained winds.
As of now, Mangkhut has maximum sustained winds of 203 kph and gustiness of up to 250 kph, according to the United States Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center.
Chris Perez, a weather specialist of PAGASA said that Cagayan Valley region might be placed under cyclone warning signal as early as Thursday (September 13, 2018).
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