Another typhoon expected to enter Philippine Area of Responsibility after strong Typhoon Hanna.
Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA warned everybody for a new typhoon seen to enter Philippines. After strong typhoon Hanna hit the country, damaged many houses and even lives of Filipinos, another typhoon again expected, Wednesday to enter Philippine Area of Responsibility, named typhoon Goni.
The new typhoon might pull the southwest monsoon or habagat from the from the eastern direction. It will bring rainy weather to the northern and central regions of the Philippines and will be locally named Ineng. It was spotted over the Pacific Ocean about 2,500 kilometers away from the Philippines, Friday morning.
Jun Galang,Pagasa weather forecaster stated, severe tropical storm expected to intensify into a typhoon category, however slim chance to become a super typhoon. The agency continues to monitor it, until Wednesday. Inter-tropical convergence zone or ITCZ will continue to bring cloudy skies, with rain showers across Visayas and Northern Mindanao.
Typhoon Goni is the ninth tropical cyclone expected to enter Philippines this year. Like the last typhoon Hanna, Goni will enhance the southwest monsoon, resulting rains over the Visayas and Southern Luzon region, Thursday or Friday. However, typhoon Goni is not expected to make landfall and will not directly affect the country.
Weather forecaster of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration Gener Quitlong said, typhoon Goni was spotted at 2,515 kilometers east of Southern Luzon as of 2 a.m. yesterday.
Philippines experienced calamities as the last Typhoon Hanna hit the country. Hanna considered world’s strongest typhoon so far this year spared the country but it did not make landfall. And now, expecting another typhoon that will surely threaten regions spotted typhoon Goni to affect.
Aside from typhoon Goni, another tropical storm in the Pacific, with international name Atsani located at 4,320 kms east of Central Luzon. Weather forecaster still have to figure second storm if it would possibly enter the Philippine area of responsibility. IMAGE/ PAGASA