PAGASA Weather Forecast: Typhoon Katring is now moving away from RP

By on Oct 27, 2010 in Current Events, Science, Weather Comments

Based on the latest 24-Hour Public Weather forecast issued at 5:00 a.m. today, October 27, 2010, by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services  Administration (PAGASA), Typhoon Katring was last spotted based on satellite and surface data at 550 kms east of Extreme Northern Luzon (20.6°N 127.6°E) with sustained maximum winds of 120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph. PAGASA expects Typhoon Katring to move north northwest at a speed of 9 kph.

By evening today, October 27, 2010, Typhoon Katring is expected to be 600 km East Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon, 700 km Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon by tomorrow, Thursday and 940 km Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon on Friday.

Typhoon Katring is not expected to have a major impact on the Philippine weather system as it moves away from the country. No public storm signal has been issued.

Here is the rest of the PAGASA Forecast:

Luzon and Visayas will experience mostly cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms. Mindanao will be partly cloudy with isolated rainshowers and thunderstorms.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Northeast will prevail over Northern and Eastern Luzon and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Light to moderate winds coming from the Northeast to Northwest over the rest of Luzon and coming from the Southwest over the rest of the country with slight to moderate seas.

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