No more areas under warning signal as Maring moves away
MANILA, Philippines – There are no more areas under a tropical cyclone warning signal as Tropical Storm Maring (Doksuri) continues to move away from the country.
In a bulletin issued 5 am on Wednesday, September 13, state weather bureau PAGASA said Maring is already crossing the West Philippine Sea, 270 kilometers west of Iba, Zambales. It is still moving west northwest at 15 kilometers per hour (km/h).
The tropical storm maintained its strength, with maximum winds of 75 km/h and gustiness of up to 90 km/h.
Some cities and provinces again suspended classes for Wednesday, particularly those who experienced the worst flooding and evacuations on Tuesday, September 12. In Quezon, where Maring made landfall as a tropical depression on Tuesday morning, classes are suspended.
PAGASA also warned that sea travel remains risky in the western seaboard of Central Luzon and Southern Luzon.
In other areas, PAGASA said there will only be isolated thunderstorms.
PAGASA also continues to monitor Typhoon Lannie (Talim), which is not directly affecting the country.
Lannie is located 610 kilometers northeast of Basco, Batanes, still moving west northwest toward Taiwan at 22 km/h.
The typhoon also maintained its strength, with maximum winds of 125 km/h and gustiness of up to 155 km/h.
No tropical cyclone warning signals were raised due to Lannie.
Lannie is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday afternoon, while Maring will leave PAR either Wednesday evening or early Thursday morning, September 14. – Rappler.com