Time Running out for USS Guardian in Tubbataha as Amihan Winds Intensify
|Recent photo of USS GUARDIAN aground by Philippine Navy|
"The window of opportunity to safely remove the USS Guardian from the delicate Tubbataha Reef is closing fast, as weather conditions associated with the Amihan northeastern monsoon are expected to worsen over the next few days.
"The strong northeasterly wind and the associated big waves could affect any operation to rescue the US vessel. One thing to consider is there is another surge of the northeast monsoon this week, so expect stronger winds and heavier seas," GMA News' resident meteorologist Nathaniel "Mang Tani" Cruz said."
Read the complete story by T.J. Dimacali and AM Marzona of GMA News