Typhoon ‘Lannie,’ Tropical Storm ‘Maring’ exit PAR
Typhoon “Lannie” (Talim) and Tropical Storm “Maring” (Doksuri) have left the Philippine area of responsibility, the state weather bureau said Wednesday afternoon.
Lannie was last spotted 640 kilometers northeast of Basco, Batanes, blowing maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of up to 160 kph, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said in a bulletin issued at 5 p.m.
It moved northwest at 13 kph.
Moderate to heavy rains are forecast within the 500 kilometer diameter of the typhoon.
Maring, meanwhile, was last located 495 kilometers west of Iba, Zambales. It packed maximum sustained winds of up to 85 kph near the center and gusts of up to 105 kph.
It moved west northwest at 18 kph.
Lannie entered the Philippine area of responsibility on Monday, while on the same day, the low pressure area inside PAR intensified into Tropical Depression which was eventually named Maring.
The last time the country had two weather disturbances was in 2009 — Pepeng, which entered PAR on Sept. 30 and Quedan, which entered PAR on Oct. 5. /je
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