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Philippines: Typhoon Megi Expected to Reach Manila within 5 Days

Japan Meteorological Agency 15th October 2010 12:00 UTC

Typhoon Megi is expected to reach the North Philippines within the next 5 days, reaching the capital Manila at approximately 10am on Monday 18th October 2010.

Megi is predicted to become a category 4 storm meaning that disruption to daily life and destruction of property is very likely.

The storm currently has top gusts of 50m/s (100kt), It’s current centre position as of 12:45 UTC on Friday 15th October 2010 is N15°40′(15.7°), E135°35′(135.6°).

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