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Onyok moving a bit faster toward Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Onyok slightly accelerated on Thursday night, December 17, as it headed for the Caraga region in Mindanao.

In its bulletin issued 11 pm on Thursday, state weather bureau PAGASA said Onyok was last spotted 415 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. It is now moving west at 17 kilometers per hour (km/h), a bit faster than its previous speed of 15 km/h. 

The tropical depression maintained its strength, with maximum winds of 55 km/h.

Signal #1 is raised over:

 

Estimated rainfall amount is moderate to heavy within the 100-kilometer diameter of the tropical depression.

PAGASA warned the rains could trigger floods and landslides, particularly in low-lying and mountainous areas of the provinces under signal #1.

FORECAST TRACK. Here's the latest projected movement of Tropical Depression Onyok. Image from PAGASA

FORECAST TRACK. Here's the latest projected movement of Tropical Depression Onyok.

Image from PAGASA

Onyok is expected to make landfall over the Caraga region on Friday afternoon or evening, December 18.

It is then likely to weaken into a low pressure area on Saturday, December 19. – Rappler.com