Tropical storm ‘Kammuri’ gains strength as it nears PH

Marje Pelayo

MANILA, Philippines – The tropical storm with international name of Kammuri has maintained its strength while moving westward over the sea of southwest of Guam, according to PAGASA.

As of 3:00AM today (November 27), the state weather agency monitored the weather system at 1,950km/h east of Visayas.

It maintains strength as tropical storm packed with maximum wind of 85km/h and gustiness of 105km/h while moving southward at 35 km/h.

According to PAGASA, “KAMMURI” is forecast to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) between Sunday (01 December) and Monday (02 December) and will be named ‘Tisoy.’

On Wednesday (November 27), light rains will be experienced in Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Bicol Region and in the provinces of Aurora and Quezon due to the effects of the northeast monsoon or amihan.

Meanwhile, the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) will bring scattered rainshowers over Visayas, CARAGA, Northern Mindanao, Davao Region and Palawan.

Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience isolated rainshowers throughout the day.

Sea travel remains risky especially for small sea vessels over the seaboards of Batanes, Cagayan and the Babuyan Group of Islands as well asIsabela, Aurora, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur and La Union. MNP (with details from Rey Pelayo)

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