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New typhoon likely to have ‘effect’ on SEA Games venues

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    Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN

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Manila   /   Fri, November 29, 2019   /  09:31 am
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The 2019 Southeast (SEA) Games logo in Philippines. (2019seagames.com/2019seagames.com)

Some sports venues for the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games might feel the “direct effect” of Typhoon Kammuri on Dec. 3 and 4, the Philippines’ state weather bureau warned on Thursday. Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) weather specialist Sheila Reyes told inquirer.net in a phone interview that since Kammuri was categorized as a typhoon, its coverage could be vast and that rain and strong winds would likely affect Central and Southern Luzon, including Metro Manila. The 2019 SEA Games have scheduled sporting events in Cavite, Batangas, Laguna, Pampanga, Zambales, Tarlac and Metro Manila. Reyes said that the typhoon might not directly hit but it most probably would have a direct effect on areas surrounding the Games. Reyes, however, noted that since Pagasa was doing a five-day forecast on the typhoon,...