Typhoon Halong is now called Typhoon Jose in the Philippines after it entered the country’s space on Saturday.
The Inquirer reported that Jose entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Saturday evening
PAGASA said the storm was moving west-northwest at about 11 km per hour.
The agency said the typhoon will enhance the southwest monsoon.
No public storm warning was issued.
At 10 a.m. Saturday, Jose was located about 1,300 km east of Central Luzon, with a maximum of 130 km per hour winds.
PAGASA said the storm will bring rains over Metro Manila, Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon), Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan), regions of Ilocos, Cordillera and the provinces of Pampanga, Bulacan, Tarlac, Zambales and Bataan, according to the Sun Star.
Latest advisory from WUnderground via The Associated Press:
WTPQ31 PGUM 022122
SUPER TYPHOON HALONG (11W) ADVISORY NUMBER 22
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU WP112014
800 AM CHST SUN AUG 3 2014
…SUPER TYPHOON HALONG NEAR PEAK INTENSITY…
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
SUMMARY OF 700 AM CHST…2100 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 470 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF YAP
ABOUT 545 MILES NORTH OF KOROR
ABOUT 710 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF GUAM
ABOUT 760 MILES WEST OF SAIPAN
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…160 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW…285 DEGREES AT 5 MPH
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
AT 700 AM CHST…2100 UTC…THE CENTER OF SUPER TYPHOON HALONG WAS
LOCATED BY SATELLITE NEAR LATITUDE 15.2 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE
134.3 DEGREES EAST.
SUPER TYPHOON HALONG IS MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 5 MPH. HALONG IS
EXPECTED INCREASE ITS FORWARD SPEED SLIGHTLY AS IT TURNS TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE TODAY THROUGH MONDAY…THEN TO THE NORTH-NORTHWEST BY
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO 160 MPH. TYPHOON FORCE
WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES FROM THE CENTER…AND TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUT UP TO 150 MILES. HALONG IS FORECAST TO
HOLD THIS INTENSITY TODAY AND TONIGHT…THEN BEGIN A SLOW WEAKENING
TREND ON MONDAY.
THE NEXT SCHEDULED ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE AT 200 PM THIS AFTERNOON.