Philippine bracing for yet another Typhoon Vamco. Vamco has maximum sustained winds of 135 km/h early Wednesday afternoon, November 11, and it has yet to reach its peak intensity.
Severe Tropical Storm Ulysses (Vamco) further intensified early Wednesday morning, November 11, and is now nearing typhoon category.
The list of areas under tropical cyclone wind signals was further expanded as of 8 am on Wednesday.
Typhoon Ulysses (Vamco) continued to intensify early Wednesday afternoon, November 11, as it moved closer to the provinces of Quezon and Aurora.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in a bulletin released past 2 pm that Ulysses is now 125 kilometers north northwest of Virac, Catanduanes, or 95 kilometers northeast of Daet, Camarines Norte.
The typhoon maintained its speed, moving west at 20 kilometers per hour (km/h).
It now has maximum sustained winds of 135 km/h from the previous 125 km/h and gustiness of up to 165 km/h from the previous 155 km/h.
PAGASA said Ulysses could reach its peak intensity of up to 155 km/h – referring to maximum sustained winds – before landfall