Typhoon In-fa (Marilyn) was estimated to be around 1015 km east of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan (4am, PAGASA). It has maximum sustained winds of 150 kph and 185 kph gusts. It is moving north slowly and is expected to leave Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Thursday (26 Nov) morning - PAGASA.
It is not expected to directly affect any part of the Philippines.
Satellite (Himawari, Japan) image below shows TY In-fa (Marilyn) as a potent storm system heading towards Central Pacific. Latest forecast models show TY In-fa (Marilyn) posing no significant threat to any of the major land masses.
Forecast tracks from PAGASA (left), JMA (Japan, right) and JTWC (US, not shown) for the next 5 days still show similar tracks. TY In-fa will continue to move in a north-eastward direction and will leave PAR on Thursday (26 Nov).
CURRENT/POTENTIAL HAZARDS/IMPACTS (RAINFALL AND WIND)
None so far. This typhoon is still not expected to affect any part of the country.
Rain forecast maps below from today (24 Nov) to Thursday (26 Nov) show mostly dry in the western part of Luzon and isolated rainfall for most of the Philippines in the next few days. Metro Manila will be mostly clear to partly cloudy with scattered rainshowers today. (Story/Photos by: Dr. Gerry Bagtasa and Jane Delfino)