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IR 2016-12-22 1230Z (from CWB)

IR 2016-12-22 1230Z (from CWB)

Tropical Storm NOCK-TEN (NinaPH)… the last storm in 2016… is moving towards the Philippines…

TS NOCK-TEN is now consolidating steadily near Yap… Maximum sustained wind speed near its centre is around 85 km/h (45 kts)…

NOCK-TEN will intensify and move west-northwest at about 16-22 km/h…  A slight turn to the west is possible on Sunday… NOCK-TEN will make landfall as a Typhoon during the weekend… probably on Christmas Day… over Bicol Region or its vicinity…

Friends in Eastern Visayas / Bicol Region / Calabarzon / Mimaropa / NCR / Central Luzon should be prepared for Typhoon conditions…

Get ready… Stay safe… and Merry Christmas…

Estimate time of landfall on Bicol Region: Sunday afternoon to Sunday night

Estimate time of leaving Mimaropa / Calabarzon / Central Luzon: Monday

The above info is for reference only… Please always check also the latest official cyclone updates from PAGASA…

PS. Normal service of PTCC will be suspended during 2016-12-24 to 2016-12-29… Sorry for the inconvenience caused…

2016-12-22 20:55 local time

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