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Another Tropical Threat for the Philippines

Recovery and rescue efforts have begun across the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, but another tropical disturbance could impact the same areas next week.

The strongest tropical cyclone of the year, and perhaps one of the strongest at landfall in recorded history, has impacted millions across the central Philippines.

The hardest-hit areas include the Visayas region as the center of the storm rushed through the islands leaving a path of destruction.

Many areas remain cut-off from aid as power remains out and most roadways are impassible.

Sustained wind reached 96 mph before the reporting site in Guiuan failed on Friday morning before the eye of the storm passed just south of the town.

More than 10 inches of rain fell farther south in Surigao City, much of which fell in under 12 hours.

As recovery efforts continue, there will be a threat of a passing shower or thunderstorm through Monday; however, no widespread heavy rainfall is expected across areas just slammed by Haiyan.

Unfortunately, another tropical disturbance, currently south of Guam, will take a track similar to Haiyan, leading to unsettled weather from Tuesday into Wednesday.

At this point, it is not clear if this area of showers and thunderstorms will become a named tropical cyclone; however, locally heavy rainfall will be a concern across the central and southern Philippines.

Areas that will still be trying to recover from Haiyan will be subject to persistent downpours which could lead to further flooding and even increase the threat for mudslides.