Published: Thursday 26 October, 2017

BAGYONG QUEDAN Update: #QuedanPH Intensifies, Now a Severe Tropical Storm

A new storm is brewing in the Pacific Ocean just as Super Typhoon Paolo leaves PH. The new LPA will be named Quedan, or Bagyong Quedan, when it intensifies into a storm and enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this week.

Bagyong Quedan

Bagyong Quedan as of 11:00 PM Wednesday. (PAGASA photo)

UPDATE Thursday, October 26: #QuedanPH has intensified overnight after entering PAR on Wednesday and will continue to bring cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over the Eastern section of Luzon. Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 750 km diameter of the Severe Tropical Storm.

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Bagyong Quedan is expected to follow the path of #PaoloPH, the most recent storm to hit the country. #QuendPH is forecast not to make landfall and veer northwards in the general direction of Japan.

According to the latest data from PAGASA, Bagyong Quedan was 1,155 km East of Aparri, Cagayan, moving northwest at a fast 21 kilometers per hour, at 10:00 AM Thursday. It had maximum sustained winds of 90 kph and gustiness of up to 9115 kph.

Unlike #PaoloPH, Quedan is not expected to be a super typhoon.

Bagyong Quedan is expected to be out of PAR by Saturday morning.

Forecast Positions:
•24 Hour (Tomorrow morning): 775 km East Northeast of Basco, Batanes
•48 Hour (Saturday morning): 840 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)
•72 Hour (Sunday morning): 1,220 km Northeast of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)

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Bagyong #QuedanPH