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VIS 2014-09-17 2332Z (from NOAA)

VIS 2014-09-17 2332Z (from NOAA)

Tropical Depression 16W has strengthened into Tropical Storm FUNG-WONG (MarioPH/T1416)… It is moving west-northwest / northwest over the Philippine Sea…

FUNG-WONG will go on moving northwest in the coming 48 hours… in the general direction of Luzon Strait / northern Luzon… It may stay around Batanes / Luzon Strait / northern Luzon for some time on Friday and Saturday, or perhaps on Sunday too before accelerating to the north-northeast away from the Philippines… The possibility of landfall over Luzon exists…

FUNG-WONG will intensify steadily in the favourable environment…

Residents in Luzon and Batanes should pay attention to the development of FUNG-WONG… Prepare for strong winds and heavy rain during the weekend…

Please always check the latest typhoon updates from PAGASA too…

2014-09-18 09:50 local time

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