Florita to enhance rain as it exits PH
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MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Florita (international name Neoguri) will enhance monsoon rains as it makes it way out of the country, according to state weather bureau PAGASA.
In the agency’s 11 pm update on Monday, it warned that Metro Manila, Western Visayas, Mimaropa (Region IV-B), Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, and Batangas will experience moderate to occasionally heavy rain.
The rest of Luzon and the Visayas, on the other hand, will have occassional rain, PAGASA said.
Independent weather monitoring agency Weather Philippines said people in these regions should prepare for flash floods and landslides.
As of 10 pm, Florita was spotted 500 kilometers east northeast of Basco, Batanes. Its winds are blowing at a speed of 195 kilometers per hour (km/h) with gustiness of 230 km/h.
It is expected to move north northwest at 20 km/h. It is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Tuesday morning.
Moderate to strong winds from the southwest will prevail all over the country. Thus, coastal waters all over the archipelago will be moderate to rough.
The typhoon is now moving towards Japan and is expected to be over the Okinawa island chain on Tuesday.
Japan has issued its highest weather alert since Neoguri is expected to become a super typhoon packing winds of up to 270 km/h and torrential rain.
|Metro Manila||Occasional rains||25°C-31°C|
|Subic/Olongapo; Clark/Angeles||Monsoon rains||25°C-30°C|
|Metro Cebu||Occasional rains||24°C-31°C|
|Cagayan de Oro||Partly cloudy skies
|Metro Davao||Partly cloudy skies
|Zamboanga||Partly cloudy skies