2 weeks TD ‘Ofel’ leaves landmass, still to bring rains in several Luzon areas MB
Tropical depression “Ofel” has already left the landmass on Thursday after making landfall five times over the islands of Visayas and Luzon. (PAGASA / MANILA BULLETIN) In its severe weather bulletin issued at 8 a.m., Thursday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) observed the tropical depression over the West Philippine Sea, at 170 kilometers (km) west-northwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro or 150 km west of Tanauan City, Batangas. “Ofel” went island-hopping on Wednesday as it made a total of five landfalls over Can-avid, Eastern Samar (Oct. 14, 2:30 a.m.); Matnog, Sorsogon (Oct. 14, 6 a.m.); ... more