PAGASA: Bagyong Butchoy July 5, 2016 typhoon update

News updates and bulletins on Bagyong Butchoy, a typhoon, from state weather bureau PAGASA as of Tuesday, July 5, 2016 are posted here.

In its latest announcement, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said that as of 4 p.m. today, the eye of Butchoy was spotted 1,325 kilometers east of Casiguran, Aurora packing maximum sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of up to 170 kph. It is moving northwest at 30 kph.

State forecasters said the Southwest Monsoon is affecting Southern Luzon and Visayas.

Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms will be experienced over Visayas and the regions of Bicol, Mimaropa, Davao and Caraga. Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms will prevail over Metro Manila and the rest of the country, the weather agency said.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest will prevail over Southern Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao and the eastern section of Northern and Central Luzon. The coastal waters along this areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the southwest to south with slight to moderate seas, PAGASA added.