‘Jolina’ makes landfall over Casiguran, Aurora


Posted at Aug 25 2017 09:13 PM | Updated as of Aug 26 2017 05:41 AM

MANILA (UPDATED) - Tropical Storm "Jolina" has made landfall over Casiguran, Aurora province and is now in the vicinity of Maddela, Quirino province, state weather bureau PAGASA said Friday night. 

In its 11 p.m. weather bulletin, PAGASA said Jolina is now packing maximum sustained winds of 80 kilometers per hour (kph) and gusts of 110 kph.

Jolina is forecast to move northwest at 19kph and is expected to exit Luzon Saturday morning.

Tropical cyclone warning signal no. 2 was raised in the following areas, where winds of 61 to 120 kph may be expected in the next 24 hours: 

- Isabela
- Aurora
- Quirino
- Kalinga
- Mountain Province
- Ifugao
- Ilocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
- Benguet
- Abra
- La Union 
- Nueva Vizcaya

Meanwhile, tropical cyclone warning signal no. 1 was hoisted over the following areas, where winds of 30 to 60 kph may be expected in the next 36 hours:

- Cagayan including Babuyan group of islands
- Apayao
- Nueva Ecija
- Pangasinan
- Northern Quezon including Polillo island

PAGASA said monsoon rains will prevail over Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon and Western Visayas.

An orange rainfall warning was hoisted over Zambales, while a yellow rainfall warning was raised over Metro Manila, Bulacan, Bataan, Nueva Ecija, Cavite, Rizal, Northern Quezon, and Laguna.

PAGASA warned residents in areas with storm signals to be wary of possible floods and landslides. 

The state weather bureau added that sea travel is risky over the Northern Luzon seaboard and the eastern seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon.

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