Typhoon Mina continue to weaken as it part of Cagayan today, the state weather bureau said.
In its latest bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) spotted Mina at 50 km northeast of Aparri at 4 p.m. today. From 185 kph, the typhoon's maximum sustained winds dropped to 165 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 200 kph, moving northwest at 7 kph.
PAGASA said Northern and Central Luzon will have occasional rains and gusty winds becoming stormy over extreme Northern Luzon that may trigger flashfloods and landslides. Southern Luzon and Visayas will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms becoming widespread over the western sections which trigger flashfloods and landslides. Mindanao will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Southwest will prevail over the rest of Luzon and Visayas and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the South and Southwest with slight to moderate seas. (PhilStar)