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    'Bagyong Liwayway' PAGASA weather update September 4, 2019

    MANILA, Philippines – 'Bagyong Liwayway' (Lingling) has slightly intensified as it moves northward, state weather bureau PAGASA announced in its 5:00 am bulletin on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

    Typhoon 'Liwayway' is expected to exit Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Thursday, September 5.
    Typhoon 'Liwayway' is expected to exit Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Thursday, September 5.

    At 4:00 am today, the eye of Typhoon 'Liwayway' was located based on all available data at 305 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes.

    'Bagyong Liwayway' has maximum sustained winds of up to 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph. It is moving North at 10 kph.

    'Liwayway' is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) between tomorrow afternoon and evening.

    Forecast Positions
    • 24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 460 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes
    • 48 Hour(Friday morning):720 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)
    • 72 Hour(Saturday morning): 1,260 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)

    Track of Typhoon Liwayway as of September 4, 2019
    Track of Typhoon Liwayway as of September 4, 2019 | Image courtesy of DOST-PAGASA

    Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 over Batanes has been lifted. However, occasional gusty conditions may still occur in Batanes and Babuyan Islands due to the Southwest Monsoon.

    Between today and tomorrow morning (September 5), 'Liwayway' will bring light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Batanes and Babuyan Islands. The Southwest Monsoon will also bring scattered light to moderate rains (with at times heavy rain showers during thunderstorms) over Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, and Central Luzon.

    Between tomorrow morning and Friday morning (September 6), the trough of 'Liwayway' and the Southwest Monsoon will bring light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Batanes, Babuyan Islands, and Ilocos Provinces.

    Residents of the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be highly or very highly susceptible to floods and rain-induced landslides, are advised to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates, especially the Thunderstorm / Rainfall Advisories and Heavy Rainfall Warnings to be issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.

    Sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of Luzon due to potentially rough sea conditions.

    — The Summit Express

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