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Storm "Maring" leaving PAR within today

Tropical storm "Maring" has slightly intensified and is now approaching the western boundary of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

It is expected to leave PAR on Wednesday afternoon or evening.

On Wednesday morning, PAGASA located Maring to be 250 kilometers west of Iba, Zambales.

It packs maximum sustained winds of up to 75 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph.

Maring is forecast to move west northwest at 15 kph.

Meanwhile, the second weather disturbance, typhoon "Lannie," has also slightly intensified and is now approaching Ryukyu Islands in Japan.

PAGASA has spotted Lannie 605 kilometers northeast of Basco, Batanes.

It has maximum sustained winds of up to 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 160 kph.

Lannie (local name 'Talim') is expected to move west northwest at 18 kph.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) puts the number of fatalities due to storm Maring at three (3), while reports on the ground place the figure at ten (10).

Topics: PAGASA , weather , Maring , NDRRMC
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