Typhoon Falcon enters PAR

Typhoon Falcon enters PAR
The typhoon is still far from the Philippine landmass. No public storm warning signals have been raised.

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MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Typhoon Falcon (international name Chan-Hom) has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

It was spotted 1,250 east northeast of Aparri, Cagayan as of 10 am by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

Falcon registered winds of 130 kilometers/hour (km/h) and gusts of up to 160 km/h, said the agency in its Wednesday noon bulletin. It is expected to move northwest at a speed of 20 km/h.

The typhoon’s track, as forecasted by PAGASA, shows that Falcon is not likely to reach the Philippine landmass.

PAGASA warned fisherfolk not to venture out into the seaboards of Northern Luzon and the western seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon.

No Public Storm Warning Signals have been raised. 

Falcon will be outside PAR by the evening of Friday, July 10. – Rappler.com

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