NDRRMC – Kammuri Might Possibly Become Super Typhoon
NDRRMC – NDRRMC warned on Thursday to the public that typhoon Kammuri has the possibility to enhance into a super typhoon.
Typhoon Kammuri, according to PAGASA, is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Sunday (December 1). It will be locally named “Tisoy”, the 20th storm to enter this year.
According to ABS-CBN, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said that the weather disturbance is following a similar track of the previous typhoons, specifically Reming in 2006, and Glenda in 2014, which resulted in 734 and 106 deaths, respectively.
The weather bureau however said that it has a small chance to enhance into a super typhoon due to the northeast monsoon or amiha. Still, it is a chance that the disaster risk management said that we must prepare ourselves, the risk bureau said.
Kammuri was last spotted at about 1,350 kilometers east of south Luzon at about 3 AM.
It is packed with maximum sustained winds of about 130 kilometers per hour and gustiness of about 160 kilometers per hour.
Based on the report, it is expected to affect the east part of Bicol region. The weather bureau also said that Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 might be raised there.
Aside from the aforementioned area, heav rains may affect central Luzon, Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Samar Island on Tuesday and Wednesday.
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