Typhoon 'Nina' continues to move away from PH


Posted at Oct 13 2012 12:53 AM | Updated as of Oct 13 2012 08:53 AM

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATE) – Typhoon “Nina” continues to move in a north northeast direction but is still too far to affect any part of the country, the state weather bureau said on Friday.

No public storm warning signals have been raised so far.

In its 11 p.m. bulletin, PAGASA said the typhoon was last seen 670 kilometers east of Basco, Batanes.

It was packing winds of 160 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 195 kph.

PAGASA expects Nina to be 710 kilometers east of Itbayat, Batanes by Satrdau night and 800 kilometers northeast of Itbayat, Batanes by Sunday night.

PAGASA earlier said the typhoon may stay inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility until Monday or Tuesday because of its slow movement.