Mawar still outside PH, but now a supertyphoon

by May 24, 2023Featured Article, News

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Mawar has strengthened into a supertyphoon, although it remains outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) as of 2 p.m. on Tuesday, with maximum sustained winds of 185 kilometers per hour and moving northward at 15 km.

While it has yet to directly affect the country, Mawar may enter PAR by Friday or Saturday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).