Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that Tropical Cyclone Gener (international name Malakas) intensified into typhoon after it entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).
Typhoon Gener is not expected to make landfall and it may exit the PAR by Saturday morning.
Here's the weather updates on Bagyong GENER from the state weather bureau.
September 17, 2016
According to the weather advisory of PAGASA, issued at 5:00 p.m., the center of Bagyong GENER, as of 4:00 p.m., Typhoon Gener is now outside the PAR.
It was located based on all available data at 555 km North of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR) (25.4°N, 122.6°E) with maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 210 kph.
It is forecast to move North at 15 kph.
Public Storm Warning SignalsAreas with public storm warning signal (Issued at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, 17 September 2016):
Signal NO. 4 (winds of 171-220 kph are expected in 12hrs.)
Bagyong Gener: Real-time Satellite Image
|Soure / Credit: Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS)|
Track of Storm Gener(Issued at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, 17 September 2016)
Forecast Positions/Outlook of Bagyong Gener(Issued at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, 17 September 2016)
24 Hour(Tomorrow afternoon):
890 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)
48 Hour(Monday afternoon):
1,140 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)
72 Hour(Tuesday afternoon):
1,555 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)
Updates: Bagyong Gener
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[Source: PAGASA, CIMSS Tropical Cyclones Group]