DISASTERS

TYPHOON ALERT: Tropical depression Fabian developing into a typhoon

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its 5 am bulletin that tropical depression Fabian was 1,365 kilometers east of extreme Northern Luzon.

Fabian strengthened a bit as it moved toward the eastern limit of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the state weather bureau said before dawn on Saturday, July 17.

It now has maximum sustained winds of 55 km/h from the previous 45 km/h and gustiness of up to 70 km/h from the previous 55 km/h.

PAGASA said Fabian is expected to continue intensifying, and may reach tropical storm category within 12 hours, or still on Saturday.

By Wednesday evening, July 21, or Thursday morning, July 22, it could already be a typhoon.

Fabian moves closer to land Saturday

 July 17, 2021

MANILA – Tropical Depression (TD) Fabian is moving closer to Philippine landmass but is not expected to make landfall based on its track, the weather bureau said onSaturday.In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)… Read More

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