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JENNY. Satellite image of Severe Tropical Storm Jenny (Koinu) as of October 1, 2023, 11 am.
Eastern parts of Luzon and the Visayas face rain from the trough of Severe Tropical Storm Jenny (Koinu) on Sunday, October 1. A few areas are also affected by the enhanced southwest monsoon.
MANILA, Philippines – Jenny (Koinu) strengthened from a tropical storm into a severe tropical storm on Sunday morning, October 1, as it remained over the Philippine Sea.
Its maximum sustained winds increased from 85 kilometers per hour to 95 km/h, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in a briefing past 11 am on Sunday.
Jenny’s gustiness also rose from 105 km/h to 115 km/h.
The severe tropical storm was already 790 kilometers east of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, as of 10 am. It is moving west northwest at a slightly slower 15 km/h from the previous 20 km/h.
PAGASA updated its rainfall forecast for Jenny, now warning that the severe tropical storm’s trough or extension will affect the eastern parts of Luzon and the Visayas on Sunday. Here are the affected are