Bagyo Tino entered the Philippine area of responsibility | PAGASA

Typhoon East of Extreme Northern Luzon has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and was named “TINO”. \ A new typhoon entered the Philippine area of responsibility on Monday morning and was locally named “Tino,” the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said. PAGASA said as of 10 a.m., the eye of the typhoon (international name: Wipha) was located 1,210 kilometers east northeast of Basco, Batanes. Typhoon Tino was packing maximum sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gusts of up to 195 kph. It was moving north northwest at 20 kph. At this rate, it will be 990 kilometers of Northern Taiwan or outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by tomorrow afternoon. An estimated rainfall amount of 7.5 – 15 millimeters per hour (heavy – intense) is expected within the typhoon’s 1,000-km diameter. PAGASA, however, said Tino is not expected to directly affect any part of the country. The typhoon is also not expected to make landfall in the Philippines. Synopsis: At 4:00 a.m. today, the eye of Typhoon “WIPHA” (International Name) was located based on all available data at 1,280 km East of Extreme Northern Luzon (21.0°N, 135.8°E) with maximum sustained winds of 160 kph and gustiness of up to 190 kph. It is forecast to move North Northwest at 15 kph. Forecast: The whole country will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest to south will prevail over Luzon and coming from the southwest to west over the rest of the country. The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be moderate to rough. Estimated rainfall amount is from 7.5 ? 15 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 1000 km diameter of the Typhoon. Typhoon “TINO” is expected not to affect any part of the country. The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM tonight.
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