‘Odette’ moves up farther North
Tropical Storm “Odette” (international name: Usagi) intensified and started moving toward northern Luzon on Wednesday, spurring weather forecasters to warn of possible flash floods and landslides over the next 24 hours.
The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Odette 770 kms east of Tuguegarao City at 4 p.m. Wednesday and is expected move further west at 7 kph with winds of 105 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 135 kph.
Pagasa said Odette will enhance the southwest monsoon and will bring cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms may be expected over Metro Manila, La Union, Pangasinan, Calabarzon, the rest of Central Luzon, Bicol, Visayas and the Zamboanga Peninsula.
“The rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms,” it added.
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