Surigae, strongest April typhoon on record in Northern Hemisphere, sweeps Past Philippines

In 36 hours, the storm’s peak wind increased from 90 mph to 190 mph, an astonishing rate of intensification.

The storm is still projected to remain just offshore the Philippines but is predicted by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) to spread moderate to heavy rains, rough surf and gusty winds, especially to the east coast of the central Philippines, on Sunday into Monday.