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Little chance of landfall for Typhoon ‘Dindo’ — Pagasa

/ 07:52 AM August 25, 2016
Typhoon Dindo (international name Lion Rock) swirls near the upper right corner of this satellite image released by Pagasa. The weather bureau said there was little chance that Dindo would make landfall in the country. PAGASA PHOTO

Typhoon Dindo (international name Lion Rock) swirls near the upper right corner of this satellite image released by Pagasa. The weather bureau said there was little chance that Dindo would make landfall in the country. PAGASA PHOTO

Typhoon Dindo (international name Lion Rock) slightly intensified and further slowed down early Thursday, the state weather bureau said.

The typhoon was moving 4 kilometers per hour south southwest, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

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It packed maximum sustained winds of 160 kph and gusts of up to 195 kph. It was last tracked 1,035 kilometers east northeast of Itbayat, Batanes.

Pagasa earlier said that the typhoon was not likely to make landfall in the country.

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The southwest monsoon continued to affect the western section of Southern Luzon and Visayas.

Cloudy skies with light to moderate rain and isolated thunderstorms is expected over western Visayas and the provinces of Zambales, Bataan and Palawan, Pagasa said.

Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms.

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