TROPICAL DEPRESSION ‘LEON’ INTENSIFIES INTO A TROPICAL STORM
Tropical Depression Leon strengthened into a tropical storm while moving over the West Philippine Sea, state weather bureau PAGASA reported on Wednesday.
As of 4:00 a.m., the center of Tropical Storm Leon was seen 225 kilometers west-northwest of Coron, Palawan, with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 80 km/h.
No area in the country is under a tropical cyclone wind signal warning.
Leon, which moves west-northwestward at 10 km/h, will likely leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Thursday morning.
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