'Odette' to make landfall over Cagayan - PAGASA


Posted at Oct 12 2017 04:05 PM

MANILA - Tropical Depression "Odette" is set to make landfall over the northeastern province of Cagayan late Thursday, according to state weather bureau PAGASA. 

PAGASA, in a 1 p.m. bulletin, warned that Odette may intensify into a tropical storm before hitting land. 

Public storm warning signal number 1 remained hoisted over Batanes, Cagayan including Babuyan group of Islands, Isabela, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur. 

These areas will experience 30-60 kph winds and rains that may trigger floods and landslides, PAGASA meteorologist Gener Quitlong told DZMM.

Odette was last spotted 405 km East of Tuguegarao City in Cagayan, packing top sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of up to 65 kph. 

Moderate to heavy rains were seen within the 350-kilometer diameter of the cyclone. 

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