‘Nimfa’ slows down, likely to exit PAR Saturday morning

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 12:10 PM September 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Storm Nimfa has slowed down over the Philippine Sea and is forecast to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility Saturday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

In its 11 a.m. weather bulletin, Pagasa said “Nimfa” was spotted  620 kilometers east northeast of Basco, Batanes, packing maximum sustained winds of up to 75 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 90 kph.


The state weather bureau said the southwest monsoon or “habagat” will trigger occasional light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains in Bataan, Cavite, Batangas and Occidental Mindoro between Friday and Saturday.

Metro Manila, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, northern portion of Palawan including Calamian Islands and the rest of Central Luzon and Calabarzon, on the other hand, will experience intermittent light to moderate rains with at times heavy rain showers during thunderstorms.


Pagasa advised residents in affected areas to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring weather updates.  /gsg

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