Another deadly "super typhoon" to smash into the Philippines early next week as Melor begins to strengthen
Tropical depression Melor, or Nona in the Philippines is strengthening and will reach 'super typhoon' category by tomorrow and will smash into the Philippines early in the week causing deadly destruction in it's path.
The super typhoon is on a collision course with central Philippines causing thousands of residents to evacuate.
Based on the 5 p.m. weather bulletin released by the weather bureau, typhoon Nona was estimated to be at 440 kilometers east of Catarman, Northern Samar, as of 4 p.m.
It’s maximum sustained winds reached 140 kph and gustiness, up to 170 kph.
It was moving west at 19 kph.
Issued At : 5:00 Pm 13 December 2015 Valid Beginning : 5:00 PM today Until 5:00 PM tomorrow Synopsis: at 4:00 pm today, the eye of typhoon #NonaPH was located based on all available data at 440 km east of catarman, northern samar (12.3ºN, 128.7ºE) with maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph.
It is forecast to move west at 19 kph.
Northeast monsoon affecting Northern and Central Luzon. Forecast: Stormy weather will be experienced over samar provinces, sorsogon, albay, catanduanes and ticao island with rough to very rough seas while occasional rains with gusty winds over southern quezon, marinduque, romblon, biliran, leyte, southern leyte, northern cebu, dinagat province and the islands of camotes and siargao.
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