7 months ‘Wutip’ to enter PAR Thursday or early Friday — PAGASA MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz A slow-moving tropical cyclone “Wutip” is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) Thursday evening or early Friday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). Around Thursday noon, PAGASA estimated the location of Wutip at 1,540 kilometers (km) east of Northern Luzon or still outside the PAR. Should it maintain its current speed and direction of 20 kilometers per hour (kph) west-northwest, Wutip will be inside the country’s vicinity around Thursday evening or early Friday and will be named “Betty.” PAGASA said Wutip has weakened and been downgraded to tropical ... more