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Tuesday weather forecast: Cloudy skies, isolated rains; Typhoon looming

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 07:34 AM October 08, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies on Tuesday, the state weather bureau said.

In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) announced isolated rain showers due to localized thunderstorms may also prevail.

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Pagasa likewise warned that flash floods and landslides are possible in rain-hit areas.

Meanwhile, the state weather bureau said that Typhoon Hagibis was last spotted 2,420 kilometers east of Central Luzon.

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“Hagibis” packs a maximum sustained wind speed of 200 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center, and gustiness of up to 245 kph.

The typhoon was also spotted moving west at 30 kph west.

On Monday, the state weather bureau reported that Hagibis may enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Friday but is less likely to make landfall.

READ: ‘Hagibis’ likely to enter Philippines by Friday – Pagasa

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