Twin Typhoons over Pacific, PAGASA Issues Tropical Cyclone Warning for Typhoon Goni (Ineng)

MANILA, Philippines – A twin typhoon was sighted over the Pacific by satellites but Typhoon Goni (Ineng) is the only typhoon that landed in the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).


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Typhoon Ineng, Image credit: PAGASA


PAGASA has issued the tropical cyclone warning on Friday, August 21, 2015.

Typhoon Goni (Ineng) has 170 kph maximum sustained winds and has slowed down, but is still affecting the entire archipelago with rains and strong winds. On Tuesday evening Typhoon Goni is expected to be outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility.

Here are the Public Storm Warning Signals (PSWS) from PAGASA for the different regions:

Storm Signal #3

(Winds of 121.- 170 kph is expected in at least
18 hours)

• Batanes Group of Islands
• Northern Cagayan including Babuyan and Calayan Group of Islands

Storm Signal #2

(Winds of 61 – 120 kph is expected in at least
24 hours)

• Rest of Cagayan
• Northern Isabela
• Kalinga
• Apayao
• Abra
• Ilocos Norte

Storm Signal #1

(Winds of 30 – 60 kph is expected in at least
36 hours)

• Rest of Isabela
• Ifugao
• Mt. Province
• Benguet
• La Union
• Ilocos Sur

“Heavy monsoon rains will be experienced over Central Luzon and occasional rains over Metro Manila, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas.”

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