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VIS 2014-09-19 0032Z (from NRL)

VIS 2014-09-19 0032Z (from NRL)

Tropical Storm FUNG-WONG (MarioPH/T1416/16W) has accelerated during the past 6 hours… It’s now located just off the coast of Cagayan Province…

The storm will pass very close to.. or make landfall on… the northeastern tip of Cagayan very soon… It should then decelerate in response to a weakening ridge due to an upper level trough approaching from the northwest…

FUNG-WONG will affect northern Luzon and the Batanes today and tomorrow… before accelerating to the north / north-northeast away from the Philippines towards Taiwan…

Please note that FUNG-WONG should gain strength over the Luzon Strait…

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

Expected time of landfall over Cagayan Valley (if any): NOW or SHORTLY

Please always check the latest typhoon updates from PAGASA too…

2014-09-19 09:25 local time

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