Glenda moving away from PHL

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

STATE weather forecasters lowered storm signals on Wednesday as Typhoon Glenda is continuously moving west on its way out of the Philippines.

Pagasa spotted Glenda at 160 kilometers west of Zambales at 4 p.m., carrying maximum sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph.

It is moving west northwest at a pace of 24 kph and will be out of the country (630 kilometers west of Dagupan City) by Thursday afternoon.

Laguna, Batangas, northern part of Occidental and Oriental Mindoro, Zambales, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bataan, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, Lubang Island, Pangasinan and Metro Manila are still under storm signal number 1.

Pagasa advised fishing boats and other small seacrafts not to venture out into the western seaboard of Luzon.

Glenda has killed six people, displaced thousands of people and left at least four million people in Luzon without power. (Sunnex)

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