Typhoon “IGME” or Bagyong TEMBIN Weather News Updates

Typhoon “IGME” has slightly weakened as it continues to move towards Taiwan.
Typhoon "IGME" (TEMBIN) Weather News Updates

Typhoon “IGME” (TEMBIN) Weather News Updates

Tropical storm “Igme” has intensified into a typhoon as it continues to slowly move in a northward direction to Taiwan, the weather bureau said on Monday. As of 4 p.m., PAGASA said Igme was located 310 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan. “Igme” is now packing maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour near the center with gustiness of up to 160 kilometers per hour. Storm warning signal number 1 remains hoisted over Isabela and Cagayan. PAGASA said “Igme” will enhance the southwest monsoon, which will bring light to moderate rains over Luzon especially its western section. PAGASA said estimated rainfall amount from “Igme” ranges from 5 to 15 millimeters per hour within its 550-kilometer diameter. Authorities already warned small sea crafts not to sail into the eastern seaboards of central and southern Luzon due to the combined effects of the typhoon and the southwest monsoon Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 – 20 mm per hour (moderate – heavy) within the 500 km diameter of the Typhoon. Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Northern and Eastern Seaboards of Luzon due to big waves generated by Typhoon “IGME”. The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM today. Meanwhile, another Tropical Cyclone with an international name TY “Bolaven” with maximum winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph was located at 1,470 km East of Extreme Northern Luzon.
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