DISASTERS

TYPHOON UPDATE: Jolina weakens on way out of country, but Kiko intensifies

Typhoon Kiko has further intensified and is now packing maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center, and gustiness of up to 215 kph.

Jolina is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) today, September 9.

PAGASA, in a Wednesday bulletin, anticipated that heavy rains associated with “Kiko” will affect the eastern section of northern Luzon starting on Friday.

“Kiko” was last tracked 1,020 km. east of Central Luzon.

Jolina, meanwhile, continued to move away from Zambales in the early hours of Thursday, September 9, the same day it is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

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