Close  

‘Lando’ downgraded; moving away from PH

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 11:35 AM October 20, 2015
TOPPLED Aman braves strong winds as Typhoon “Lando” sweeps across Baguio City, causing Burnham Lake to overflow and trees to fall, blocking a road at Burnham Park on Monday. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRERNORTHERNLUZON

TOPPLED. A man braves strong winds as Typhoon ‘Lando’ sweeps across Baguio City, causing Burnham Lake to overflow and trees to block a road in Burnham Park on Monday. EV ESPIRITU / INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

“Lando” has weakened to a tropical storm as it moved further away from Luzon, the state weather bureau said Tuesday.

In its latest 11 a.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Lando was 125 kilometers west of Calayan, Cagayan.

ADVERTISEMENT

Pagasa said Lando had a sustained maximum wind of 85 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 100 kph.

The weather bureau said it was moving slowly at 4 kilometers per hour

FEATURED STORIES

Pagasa said Lando could become a low pressure area before it exited PAR.

Public Storm Signal No. 2 was raised in the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Apayao, Abra and Batanes.

La Union, Pangasinan, Kalinga, Mt. Province, Ifugao and Benguet were under storm signal no. 1.

Meanwhile, the National Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said at least 12 were dead due to Lando and hundreds of thousands of individuals were sheltered in evacuation centers.

TYPHOON_LANDO_STORM_SIGNALS_UPDATE_16

RELATED STORIES

NDRRMC: At least 12 dead, hundreds of thousands evacuated due to ‘Lando’

ADVERTISEMENT

‘Lando’ skirting Luzon; heavy rain to continue

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

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: Lando, Pagasa, storm
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 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.