Storm 'Dujuan' to enter PH


Posted at Sep 23 2015 09:41 AM | Updated as of Sep 24 2015 03:48 AM

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MANILA - Tropical storm ''Dujuan'' is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, according to state weather bureau PAGASA.

Speaking to radio dzMM, PAGASA weather forecaster Jun Galang said the typhoon was packing maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gusts of up to 80 kph.

The storm was spotted 1,745 kms east of Northern Luzon at 4 a.m. Wednesday.

Dujuan was moving west northwest at 15 kph and will be named named "Jenny"once it enters PAR.

The storm is enhancing the southwest monsoon. This is expected to result in light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms over MIMAROPA, Visayas, Mindanao and the provinces of Cavite and Batangas.

Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon, meanwhile, will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated thunderstorms.