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PHL preps for 2 typhoons

A fishermen uses a makeshift pump to remove water on his boat as he stay near the shore, due to bad weather brought by typhoon Nepartak in Manila Bay, Philippines July 8, 2016. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
REUTERS/Erik De Castro

The two low pressure areas being monitored by the PAGASA have turned into full blown typhoons.

Though turning into a typhoon, PAGASA clarified that there is a possibility that none of them will make a landfall.

Tropical Depression A is expected to hit the Philippine Area of Responsibility with a distance of 1,440 kilometers off east of Visayas.

It carries strong winds of up to 45 kph and traversing towards the direction of North-west with a speed of 17 kph.

Meanwhile, with a distance of 2,920 kilometers east of Luzon, tropical depression B remains with maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph with gustiness of up to 70 kph.

It has a speed of 25 kph, and is moving towards the direction of West North-west.

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