Philippines – A severe tropical storm name “Nina” with international name “Nock-ten” is now fast approaching the country and expected to make a landfall on the Bicol Region on December 25, 2016 “Christmas Day”.
The public must be aware of the bad weather while celebrating the Christmas Day with their families and friends.
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According to the countries very own weather bureau, The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the tropical storm “Nina” has already entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and as of 10 am Friday, the storm was located at 790 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, moving West Northwest at 25 km/h with a maximum sustained winds of up to 105 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 130 km/h.
The track of the tropical storm is most likely targeting the southern part of Luzon, Northern part of Luzon and Eastern Visayas and even in Manila where a lot of people might be celebrating their Christmas Day in the country’s capital region.
As of now, PAGASA has not yet raised any public storm warning signal in any area of the country, but expected later on their next weather bulletin that they could raise some public warning signals in some occasional province where the storm is past approaching.
Meanwhile, Hawaii, based weather bureau Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTCW) also have the same similarity of the direction of the tropical storm where the weather disturbance is more likely to hit the Southern and Northern part of Luzon.
For the latest weather updates, kindly monitored the latest updates of PAGASA on TV and radio announcement as well in social media.
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