Exiting ‘Onyok’ slows down, Signal No.1 in Batanes, Babuyan Islands
MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Onyok (international name: Mitag) has slowed down, but Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 remains hoisted over Batanes and the Babuyan group of islands, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Monday morning.
“Onyok” is moving northwest over the Philippine sea at 20 kph and is forecast to exit the Philippine area of responsibility Monday night.
Between Monday and Tuesday morning, the trough or extension of “Onyok” will bring light to moderate rain showers and isolated thunderstorms over Cagayan, Apayao and Ilocos provinces.
As of 5 a.m. Monday, September 30, Pagasa said the center of “Onyok” was spotted 180 kilometers (km) northeast of Basco, Batanes, packing maximum sustained winds of up to 120 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 150 kph. /gsg
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