Typhoon Krosa pulled away from the Philippines' northern Luzon Island
on Friday, local time, as it headed in a westerly direction toward
Damaging winds, flooding rain, and a large storm surge all plagued
Luzon Island thanks to the passage of Typhoon Krosa. Aparri, a community
along the northern coast of Luzon, recorded a peak wind gust of 107 kph
(67 mph) as well as over a foot of rain.
The strongest impacts from Krosa remained to the north of the Philippines capitol city of Manila.
While the interaction with Luzon caused some weakening, Krosa was still a
typhoon late Friday, local time, as it moved through the South China
Krosa will remain over open water through the weekend, tracking as if it
is heading toward Hong Kong through Saturday before curving to the
southwest away from mainland China by Sunday.
It is possible that Krosa is a tropical depression or rainstorm at
its final landfall, but could still be accompanied by heavy rain and
flash flooding problems.