MANILA—Typhoon Bualoi will have no direct effect on the Philippine landmass as it continues its way towards Japan, state weather bureau PAGASA said Wednesday.
The weather disturbance was located 2,265 kilometers east of northern Luzon as of 5 a.m., packing 185 kph winds and 230 kph gusts, said weather specialist Meno Mendoza.
Bualoi, which the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) found to have developed an eye and could dump heavy rains in its path, is not expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR).
Meanwhile, PAGASA is also monitoring a shallow low-pressure area (LPA) located 1,320 kilometers east of northern Luzon.
The new weather system is expected to dissipate Friday, Mendoza said.
The northeasterly surface windflow is currently prevailing over Luzon, bringing partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains over Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region and Cagayan Valley.
Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience fair weather that may be marred by isolated rains.
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