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Samuel exits PAR

MANILA- Tropical Depression Samuel left the Philippine area of responsibility Thursday night, the state weather bureau said.

PAGASA said Samuel’s center was spotted outside the country as of 6 p.m.

Samuel, the 19th storm to hit the Philippines this year, made a total of 6 landfalls and dumped heavy rains in the Visayas region.

PAGASA on Thursday morning warned of another storm that might enter the country this weekend.

Tropical storm Man-yi (international name) will likely enter the country either by Sunday or Monday and will be named “Tomas,” the weather bureau said.

Man-yi currently packs maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour (kph), with gusts of up to 105 kph. It is moving west-northwest at a speed of 45 kph.

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