outbrain
Close  

Typhoon ‘Karen’ intensifies as it moves away from PH

Storm signals lifted
/ 06:23 PM October 16, 2016

Typhoon “Karen” (international name: Sarika) slightly intensified on Sunday afternoon as it moved away from the Philippine Area of Responsibility, the state weather bureau said.

In its 5 p.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Karen packed maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 200 kph.

ADVERTISEMENT

Karen was last plotted at 260 km west northwest of Iba in Zambales, as it moved west northwest at 24 kph.

All tropical cyclone warning signals have  been lifted.

FEATURED STORIES

Pagasa said moderate to heavy rainfall was expected in areas within the 500 km diameter of the typhoon.

Karen was expected to leave PAR on Sunday evening, while another typhoon which will be named “Lawin” (international name: Haima) was located at 1,535 km east of Visayas and expected to enter the eastern boundary of the PAR on Monday afternoon./rga

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
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: Pagasa, Pagasa updates, Philippine typhoons, Philippine weather updates, typhoon Karen
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
newsinfo

Bulacan town gears up for biggest cookie jar

January 20, 2020 04:17 AM

lifestyle

18th-century drawings show fury of Taal

January 20, 2020 04:10 AM

opinion

Where’s disaster-focused department?

January 20, 2020 04:08 AM

lifestyle

Music-making in Volcano country

January 20, 2020 04:07 AM

opinion

Preparing youth for emergency volunteerism

January 20, 2020 04:07 AM



© 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.