1 week ‘Ofel’ nears PAR’s western border; ‘habagat’ to bring rains over Mimaropa, Visayas Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Tropical Depression "Ofel" has moved closer to the western boundary of the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), and may eventually leave the county's area by Friday morning. The latest severe weather bulletin from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) on Thursday night said that Ofel was last seen 400 kilometers east of Subic Bay, packing maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 55 kph. It is still moving in a west northwestward pattern, at a speed of 25 kph. As of now, all tropical cyclone warning signals ... more