Typhoon Maysak “Bagyong Chedeng” gains strength to hit Philippines

While millions of Filipinos will have their long weekend for the Holy Week, typhoon Maysak (local name Chedeng) is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility or PAR on Wednesday night.

A change of plan probably for those who go out during the weekend because typhoon Maysak may bring forth destruction. Though typhoon Maysak is about 1,820 km east of Northern Mindanao as of 11:00 AM advisory by PAGASA, preparation must be taken place earlY especially for the travelers.

Typhoon Maysak packed maximum winds of 175 kph and gustiness of 210 kph and it it is forecasted to move west-northwest at 20 kph.

“This typhoon is still too far to affect any part of the country. It is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (Wednesday) evening or Thursday early morning and will be named Chedeng,” PAGASA said.

Meanwhile, Weather.com stated that typhoon Maysak is now equivalent to a strong Category 4 hurricane. The weather website also forecasted that Maysak may become a super typhoon in the next 36 hours.

Maysak is expected to hit parts of the Philippines this weekend, according to WeatherUnderground Forecast path.

Weather Philippines expected the storm could reach super typhoon in the Pacific within 12-24 hours but it will weaken as it nears the Philippines.

Weather.com Philippines warned residents of the country’s eastern seaboard – Eastern Luzon, Bicol, and Eastern Visayas, in particular – should “closely monitor” developments.

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