Typhoon Inday Slightly Weakens Ahead of Exit

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(UPDATE) Typhoon Inday (Muifa) weakened as it stirred rains in parts of Extreme Northern Luzon ahead of its exit, PAGASA said Monday.

The ninth storm of the year packs 140 kilometers per hour winds with 170 kph gusts when it was last located at 500 km north northeast of Itbayat, Batanes at 4 p.m.

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It is possible to weaken further as it heads towards the exit by Monday before it heads to Ishigaki Island in Japan, the state weather bureau said.

The rest of the country will have fair weather, with isolated rains due to localized thunderstorms.

PAGASA is also monitoring a low pressure area outside the country over the Pacific Ocean. So far, it is unlikely to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility, it said.

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