All signal warnings lowered as ‘Juaning’ exits Philippines
Floods caused by Tropical Storm “Juaning” swamp Juan Luna Street near Divisoria in Manila at 9 a.m., Thursday, July 28, 2011. Juaning has since left the Philippines, leaving 31 dead and 27 injured, the NDRRMC said. Video taken by INQUIRER.net’s Danica Hermogenes
MANILA, Philippines—All storm signal warnings have been lowered after Tropical Storm “Juaning” (international name: Nok-ten) has exited the Philippine area of responsibility Thursday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.
In its final weather bulletin, Pagasa said that as of 10 a.m., Juaning was 370 km west northwest of Laoag City and was packing maximum sustained winds of 95 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of 120 kph.
Juaning also picked up speed and was moving west northwestward at 24 kph.
All signal warnings have been lowered but the weather disturbance is still expected to enhance the southwest monsoon and bring rains over the western sections of Luzon and Visayas, Pagasa said.
By Thursday evening, Juaning was expected to be 560 km west northwest of Laoag City or 310 km south southwest of Hong Kong and by Friday morning, the tropical cyclone will be 270 km southwest of Hong Kong, Pagasa said.
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