Ineng
In its 11 a.m. bulletin, PAGASA said “Ineng” is forecast to cross Bashi Channel. The weather disturbance was spotted 140 km north northwest of Basco, Batanes at 10 a.m.
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'Ineng' crosses Bashi Channel, threatens southern Taiwan
(Philstar.com) - August 24, 2019 - 12:17pm

MANILA, Philippines — Severe Tropical Storm Ineng (International name: Bailu) is still on track to leave the Philippine area of responsibility Saturday afternoon and is now heading towards the southern tip of Taiwan, the state weather bureau said.

In its 11 a.m. bulletin, PAGASA said “Ineng” is forecast to cross Bashi Channel. The weather disturbance was spotted 140 kilometers north northwest of Basco, Batanes at 10 a.m.

Ineng packs maximum sustained winds of 100 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 125 kph.

Cagayan, Isabela, Apayao, Kalinga, Northern Abra and Ilocos Norte are still under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal no. 1.

Signal no. 2 is still declared in Batanes and Babuyan Islands.

“Areas under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signals, especially those under higher TCWS, are still warned against strong winds associated with STS ‘Ineng,’” PAGASA said.

“Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of areas under TCWS and the seaboards of Luzon due to potentially rough sea conditions,” it added.

'Ineng' forecast position

  • 24 Hour (Sunday morning): 715 km Northwest of Basco, Batanes (Outside PAR)
  • 48 Hour(Monday morning):1,170 km Northwest of Basco, Batanes (Outside PAR)

INENGPH SEVERE TROPICAL STORM INENG
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LATEST UPDATE: August 24, 2019 - 5:32pm

Get updates on "Ineng," the ninth tropical cyclone to enter the Philippine area of responsibility in 2019.

August 24, 2019 - 5:32pm

Weather bureau PAGASA says "Ineng" has made a landfall over Pingtung Country in southern Taiwan. 

Based on its 5 p.m. weather bulletin, the eye of Severe Tropical Storm Ineng was situated at 275 kilometes north northwest of Basco, Batanes.

It continues to move in a west northwest direction at 20 kilometers per hour. 

"Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal over Ilocos Norte, Apayao and Cagayan (mainland) are now lifted," PAGASA says. 

"Batanes and Babuyan Islands are still warned against strong winds associated with 'INENG'. Furthermore, occasional gusty conditions will still prevail over most of Luzon due to the Southwest Monsoon," it adds.

August 24, 2019 - 3:26pm

PAGASA announces that Severe Tropical Storm Ineng is already off the southern coast of Pingtung country in Taiwan.

Based on its 2 p.m. weather bulletin, the center of "Ineng" is located at 185 kilometers northwest of Basco, Batanes.

It has maximum sustained winds of 100 kilometers per hour near the center and gust of up to 125 kph.

"Ineng," which is expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility on Saturday afternoon, is moving west northwest at 25 kph.

August 24, 2019 - 1:34pm

The city government of Laoag, Ilocos Norte has declared a state of calamity after Severe Tropical Storm Ineng and the southwest monsoon brought heavy rains that caused massive flooding in the area.

August 24, 2019 - 11:33am

Severe Tropical Storm Ineng has made a close approach to Batanes as it heads towards southern Taiwan, PAGASA says. 

In its 11:00 a.m. weather advisory, the eye of "Ineng" was located at 140 kilometers north northwest of Basco Batanes.

It is moving west northwest at 30 kilometers per hour, with maximum sustained winds of 100 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 125 kph.

"Ineng" is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Saturday afternoon, PAGASA adds.

August 24, 2019 - 9:10am

PAGASA says Severe Tropical Storm Ineng has accelerated further, moving closer to Batanes area. 

In its 8 a.m. severe weather bulletin, the center of "Ineng" was located at 105 kilometers north of Basco, Batanes. It is moving west northwest at 30 kilometers per hour, with maximum sustained winds of 100 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 125 kph.

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