The government weather bureau, PAGASA, released its newest weather alert on Typhoon ‘DINDO’ (international name LIONROCK).
As of August 26, 2016 at 11:00 PM, Typhoon “DINDO” has slightly weakened and accelerated as it continues to move east northeast over the Philippine Sea. The location of the eye or center is estimated at 1,120 km East Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes. It carries maximum sustained winds of up to 150 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 185 kph.
It is forecast to move East Northeast at 9 kph and is estimated to be at 1,140 km East Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes. No landfall is expected of this typhoon. By Sunday evening, it is said to be outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility moving towards Japan.
The estimated rainfall amount is moderate to heavy within the 400 km diameter of the typhoon. No tropical cyclone warning or signal has been raised to any part of the country as of posting time.