WEATHER UPDATE — According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Typhoon MUIFA has now gone out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), and it has been dubbed its international name MUIFA.
The typhoon is now located 550 km Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (25.2°N, 124.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 km per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 170 km per hour. It is moving North Northeastward slowly.
“Ang susunod po na lokal name para sa bagyo ay Jose,” PAGASA forecaster Aldczar Aurelio added.
(The local name for the next storm is Jose.)
The Tropical Depression spotted outside the PAR, located 1,710 km East of Extreme Northern Luzon (21.8°N, 138.4°E), is not expected to enter the PAR. It will move generally Northwestward toward Japan.
For today’s weather forecast, Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms, with the possibility of flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms.
Winds will be strong in Extreme Northern Luzon, moving west, while coastal waters will be rough; winds will be light to moderate in the rest of Luzon, moving southwest to west, while coastal waters will be slight to moderate; and winds will be light to moderate in Visayas and Mindanao, moving south to southwest and coastal waters will be slight to moderate.
Watch the 5 AM weather update today below:
Also read: PAGASA: Typhoon “INDAY” may exit PAR tonight or tomorrow
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