'Santi' moves away; all storm signals lifted
MANILA (2nd UPDATE) – All storm warning signals have been lifted as Typhoon Santi continued to move away from the Philippines, state weather bureau PAGASA said.
In its 11 p.m. weather bulletin, PAGASA said the typhoon has intensified as it moved westward away from the country.
It was last spotted 300 kilometers west of Iba, Zambales.
Santi is packing maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gusts of up to 160 kph.
Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Luzon and Visayas.
PAGASA said Santi is expected to be outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Sunday Morning.
Another storm, “Tino”, may enter PAR by Monday. It was last seen 1,460 kilometers east of Northern Luzon.