Two tropical cyclones occupy PAR at the same time

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Published November 19, 2019, 7:34 PM

By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz 

Two tropical cyclones are inside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) at the same time, as the low pressure area (LPA) east of Visayas intensified into tropical depression ‘Sarah’ Tuesday afternoon.


Typhoon ‘Ramon’ (international name ‘Kalmaegi’) has slowed down once again, pushing further its expected landfall late Tuesday or early Wednesday, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) weather specialist Benison Estareja.

Ramon moved erratically since it developed into a cyclone last November 12 due to the influence of the cold northeast monsoon or ‘amihan.’

As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Ramon was at 100 kilometers (km) east of Calayan, Cagayan, and remained a strong cyclone with maximum sustained winds of

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