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FALCON. Satellite image of Typhoon Falcon (Khanun) as of July 31, 2023, 11 am.
Rain from the enhanced southwest monsoon remains heaviest in the provinces of Zambales and Bataan on Monday, July 31
MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Falcon (Khanun) maintained its strength on Monday morning, July 31, while rain from the enhanced southwest monsoon or habagat again hit parts of Luzon.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in a briefing past 11 am on Monday that Falcon continues to have maximum sustained winds of 150 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 185 km/h.
The typhoon is still expected to reach its peak intensity on Tuesday, August 1, or Wednesday, August 2.
It was located 1,045 kilometers east of extreme Northern Luzon late Monday morning, remaining far from Philippine landmass and still mov