Signal No. 2 lifted as ‘Goring’ weakens into typhoon; re-intensification into super typhoon possible

  • 9 months ago
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Monday morning, Aug. 28 downgraded the tropical cyclone wind warnings to Signal No. 1, as “Goring” (international name: Saola) weakened into a typhoon.

In the PAGASA’s 5 a.m. bulletin, Goring has maximum sustained winds of 175 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gusts of up to 215 kph.

Goring was last seen 210 kilometers east of Casiguran, Aurora, moving east-southeastward at 15 kph.