MANILA (4th UPDATE) — Typhoon Jenny slightly weakened on Tuesday but would still bring heavy rains and winds over parts of northern Luzon, the state weather forecaster said.
Jenny was spotted 325 kilometers east northeast of Basco, Batanes at 4 p.m., packing maximum winds of 155 kilometers per hour and up to 190 kph gusts.
PAGASA said 50 to 100 mm (around 2 to 4 inches) of rain could hit Batanes and Babuyan Islands until Wednesday noon.
Mountainous areas receive more rainfall which could trigger landslides, the weather agency warned.
It added that Jenny would enhance the southwest monsoon or habagat, which could bring occasional rains over the western portions of Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, and Visayas in the next three days.
PAGASA at 5 p.m. kept signal no. 2 raised over Batanes, where up to 88 kph winds could be expected in 24 hours.
Signal no. 1 remains over the following areas.
- Cagayan including Babuyan Islands
- Northern and eastern portions of Isabela (Maconacon, Divilacan, Palanan, Santa Maria, San Pablo, Tumauini, Cabagan, Ilagan City, San Mariano, Santo Tomas, Dinapigue, Benito Soliven, Naguilian, Gamu, Quirino, Delfin Albano, Quezon, Mallig)
- Northeastern portion of Abra (Tineg, Lacub, Malibcong)
- Northern portion of Kalinga (Balbalan, Pinukpuk, Rizal, City of Tabuk)
- Ilocos Norte
POWER SUPPLY RESTORED
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said power supply has been restored in 12 cities and municipalities in Cagayan Valley and the Cordilleras.
Classes were suspended in at least 27 cities and municipalities in those regions, the NDRRMC said.
At least six domestic flights were canceled due to bad weather brought by the cyclone.
As of Tuesday morning, there is no untoward incident due to the typhoon, the disaster agency said.
Moving at 10 kph, Jenny may leave the Philippine area of responsibility on Thursday, PAGASA said.
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— with a report from Bianca Dava, ABS-CBN News