Quinta maintains strength en route to Bicol


Posted at Oct 24 2020 11:46 PM | Updated as of Oct 25 2020 07:45 AM

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Tropical Depression Quinta maintained its strength as it approached Bicol, the Philippine weather bureau said in its last bulletin Saturday night.

PAGASA reported that Quinta was spotted at 505 km east of Juban town, Sorsogon, at 10 p.m.

The weather disturbance will continue moving westward at 20 kph, until it makes its landfall over Bicol on Sunday.

Quinta, which has maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 70 kph, will pass through Southern Luzon until it exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility Tuesday.

Among areas under storm Signal No. 1 are:

  • Albay,
  • Batangas,
  • Camarines Norte,
  • Camarines Sur,
  • Catanduanes,
  • Cavite,
  • Laguna,
  • Marinduque,
  • Metro Manila,
  • Northern Samar,
  • Occidental Mindoro,
  • Oriental Mindoro,
  • Quezon,
  • Rizal,
  • Romblon,
  • Sorsogon and,
  • the northern portion of Masbate including Burias and Ticao Islands,