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Tropical storm heads to Philippines

  • COURTESY NOAA / NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICEThis composite satellite image taken Sunday morning Hawaii time shows Tropical Storm Rammasun approaching the main island of Luzon in the Philippines.
    COURTESY NOAA / NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
    This composite satellite image taken Sunday morning Hawaii time shows Tropical Storm Rammasun approaching the main island of Luzon in the Philippines.

Tropical Storm Rammasun is on a path to make landfall on the main island of Luzon in the Philippines on Tuesday.

The storm strengthened back to a tropical storm early Sunday after briefly weakening to a tropical depression.

The storm is packing sustained winds of 40 mph and is expected to slowly intensify.

What was Tropical Depression 09W first became a tropical storm Friday afternoon. It passed Guam, but brought only a little rain.

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