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Vongfong (Bagyong Ompong) has finally weakened below Super Typhoon threshold but remains a powerful and dangerous Category 4 Typhoon. The system was last located approximately 500km south southeast of Okinawa or about 770km east northeast of Basco, Batanes. Maximum sustained winds are at 230kph with gusts of up to 280kph. Typhoon Vongfong is moving northward at 15kph.
Please watch our Video Update below for more in-depth information and forecast for Typhoon Vongfong:
We'll have another update tonight. If you live in Okinawa or nearby islands, finish your preparations now! We expect stormy conditions to begin tonight and will last through Sunday morning. Stay safe!