(3rd UPDATE, OCT. 12) – ‘Ulysses’ now over West Philippine Sea; maintains strength
November 12, 2020
MANILA–Typhoon Ulysses has maintained its strength, and is now over the West Philippine Sea, the weather bureau said in its 11 a.m. bulletin on Thursday. The typhoon packs maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center, and gustiness of up to 200 kph.Tropical cyclone wind signal (TCWS) no…. Read More
(2nd UPDATE, OCT. 12) – Typhoon weakens further; to leave Friday
After leaving devastation on its path, Typhoon Ulysses (international name: Vamco) weakened and its strength expected to continue moderating while on the way out of the Philippines by Friday.
In a bulletin released past 8 a.m., the weather bureau said Ulysses—the 21st cyclone this year—was last seen in the vicinity of Cabangan, Zambales. Related Stories
The typhoon now packs peak winds of 130 kilometers per hour near the center from the previous 155 kph. Gustiness also moderated to peak at 215 kph from the previous 255 kph. Forecasters said the cyclone is likely to weaken further as it crosses Sierra Madre and Zambales mountain ranges in Central Luzon.
Signal no. 3 still up in some areas
In its OCTOBER 12, 8 a.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Typhoon Ulysses has weakened and about to leave the Luzon landmass but still battering many areas with strong winds and rains. Read More