‘Tino’ intensifies as it leaves PAR
“Tino” intensified into a tropical storm as it completely leaves the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Sunday morning, the weather bureau said Saturday.
At 9:00 a.m., the center of tropical storm “Tino” was located at 70 kilometers east northeast of Pagasa Island, Palawan (outside PAR), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its 10:00 a.m. bulletin.
Pagasa said the tropical storm’s estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within its 300-km diameter.
“Tino” is packing maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph as it moved west northwest at 20 kph.
Pagasa’s morning forecast said “Tino” will be 465 km west of Pagasa Island, Palawan within 24 hours.
Meanwhile, “Tino” has no longer direct effect to the country and no other tropical cyclone signal was raised by Pagasa. /jpv
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