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UPDATES: Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) Now A Super Typhoon - To Hit Philippines

Written By Real Kevin Jay on Thursday, December 4, 2014 | 9:53 AM

Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) became a super typhoon on December 4, 2014 Morning. The latest weather updates of typhoon Ruby revealed that the cyclone intensified and became a strong typhoon reaching 220kph of wind Several weather agencies were conflicts with their tracks whether which path will Ruby goes. It will landfall in eastern visayas by December 6-7, 2014.

HAGUPIT now locally named "Ruby" has rapidly intensified into a Super Typhoon as it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)early this morning...increasing its threat to Eastern Philippines particularly Eastern Visayas and Bicol Region this weekend.
Classification/Name: STY Hagupit (Ruby) 
Location: Over the southeastern part of the Philippine Sea (near 9.6N 134.4E) 
About: 910 km east of Siargao Island...or 1,010 km east-southeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar
Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 220 kph near the center...Gustiness: 280 kph
24 hr. Rain Accumulation (near and west of the center): 100 to 300 mm [Heavy to Extreme]
Minimum Central Pressure: 926 millibars (hPa)
Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 990 km (Medium)
Area of Damaging Winds (95 kph or more): 95 km from the Center
Past Movement: West-Northwest @ 31 kph
Forecast Movement: West-Northwest @ 21 kph
Towards: Philippine Sea 

source: weather.com.ph


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