Satellite image of Supertyphoon Lawin.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Storm tracker: Where is 'Lawin' now?
( - October 20, 2016 - 3:27am

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATE 5, 5:24 p.m.) — The eye of Typhoon Lawin (international name: Haima) is located in the vicinity of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte as of 4 p.m. on Thursday, PAGASA said.

The typhoon has made landfall over Baguio Pt., Peñablanca, Cagayan at 11 p.m. on Wednesday.

At 1 a.m. on Thursday, Lawin was still a supertyphoon when it hit the vicinity of Solana, Cagayan.

At 2 a.m., its eye was located at the boundary of Rizal, Cagayan and Conner, Apayao. State weather bureau PAGASA also downgraded Lawin from supertyphoon to typhoon at this time.

At 3 a.m., its eye was located in the vicinity of Conner, Apayao.

At 4 a.m., the eye of Typhoon Lawin was located in the vicinity of Kabugao, Apayao.

At 5 a.m., the eye of was spotted in the vicinity of Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte.

At 7 a.m. and 11 a.m., the typhoon was located in the vicinity of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.

State weather bureau PAGASA said that Lawin is not a threat anymore and is about to exit the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR). In its 4 p.m. weather bulletin, it forecast Lawin to move northwest at 22 kilometers per hour.

Forecast positions (As of 4 p.m. Thursday, October 20)

  • 24 hour (Friday afternoon): 675 km west northwest of Basco, Batanes (outside PAR)
  • 48 hour (Saturday afternoon): 950 km north northwest of Basco, Batanes (outside PAR)
  • 72 hour (Sunday afternoon): 1,110 km north northeast of Basco, Batanes (outside PAR)

Below is a live stream of Lawin's track:


Interactive live update on Typhoon Lawin track. Cameron Beccario/

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