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Typhoon Muifa (11W) Near Japan

27.1N 129.6E

August 3rd, 2011 Category: Tropical Cyclones

Typhoon Muifa (TY 11W) - August 3rd, 2011

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Track of TY 11W - August 3rd, 2011 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TY 11W

Typhoon Muifa (TY 11W), located approximately 230 nm east-southeast of Kadena air base, Japan, has tracked northwestward at 06 knots over the past six hours. Maximum significant wave height is 38 feet.

Muifa killed 2 men, as their boat was capsized in the vicinity of Hagonoy, Bulacan and Pampanga Delta. Due to the southwest monsoon enhanced by Muifa, it caused heavy rains in several parts of Luzon including Metro Manila. In Marikina 200 residents or 31 families living in communities along the Marikina River have sought shelter in evacuation centers.

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