Typhoon Jose news: August 2, 2014 update

Typhoon Jose news as of Saturday, August 2, 2014: The typhoon East of Central Luzon has entered the PAR, according to PAGASA's update.

At 7 p.m., the eye of Bagyong Jose was spotted at 1,250 kilometers East of Casiguran, Aurora with maximum sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 195 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 11 kph.

State forecasters said Typhoon Jose is expected to be at 1,060 km East of Casiguran, Aurora by tomorrow afternoon and at 940 km East of Tuguegarao City by Monday afternoon. By Tuesday afternoon, it is expected to be at 810 km East of Basco, Batanes.

Typhoon Jose August 2 2014

The estimated rainfall amount is from 10 to 25 millimeters per hour (heavy to intense) within the 650-km diameter of the typhoon.

It will not yet affect any part of the country. However, the state weather bureau said the Southwest Monsoon will bring occasional rains over Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Ilocos Region, CALABARZON and MIMAROPA.

The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin, PAGASA added.