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Typhoon Karen - PAGASA Weather Update September 15, 2012

Typhoon Karen - PAGASA Weather Update September 15, 2012

At 11:00 am today, September 15, Typhoon Karen will not directly affect the country as it continues to move towards the Southern island of Japan.
Typhoon Karen was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 660 km East of Itbayat, Batanes (22.7°N, 128.9°E) with maximum sustained winds of 185 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 220 kph. It is forecast to move North Northwest at 15 kph.

Public Storm Warning Signal

No public storm warning signals raised.

1-Day Weather Forecast

Sunday morning: 70 km South of Okinawa, Japan

Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 - 30 mm per hour (heavy - intense) within the 550 km diameter of the Typhoon.

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the northern and eastern seaboards of Northern Luzon, eastern seaboard of Central Luzon, seaboards of Southern Luzon, and over the eastern seaboard of Visayas due to big waves generated by Typhoon "KAREN".

"KAREN" will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring occasional moderate to heavy rains over Central Luzon, Metro Manila, Bicol Region, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA. Residents in these areas are advised to be alert against possible flashfloods and landslides.

Source: PAGASA


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