‘Onyok’ intensifies into tropical storm as it moves west | Inquirer News

‘Onyok’ intensifies into tropical storm as it moves west

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 12:33 PM September 28, 2019

Photo by dost.gov.ph

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Depression “Onyok” intensified into a tropical storm and is moving west, the state weather bureau said Saturday.

In its 11 a.m. weather update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Onyok was last spotted at 870 kilometers east northeast of Virac, Catanduanes or 1,105 kilometers east of Baler, Aurora.

ADVERTISEMENT

Onyok is also packing maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center, and gustiness of up to 80 kph.

The tropical storm was also spotted moving at 35 kph west-northwest.

FEATURED STORIES

Pagasa said that while Onyok is less likely to make landfall, it may intensify further into a severe tropical storm.

The state weather bureau added that Onyok’s trough will bring scattered light to moderate rain and thunderstorms over the Bicol Region and Eastern Visayas.  /muf

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Click here for more weather related news.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Space Administration (PAGASA), Typhoon Onyok, Weather
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2023 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.