MANILA (UPDATE) – Typhoon Quinta barreled parts of Calabarzon and Mimaropa Monday, unleashing torrential rains and strong winds.
The typhoon has triggered flooding and power outages in the 2 regions, forcing families to evacuate.
Quinta was last seen over the Mindoro Strait, state weather bureau PAGASA said in its 11 a.m. bulletin.
The typhoon, the 17th tropical cyclone to enter the country this year, packs maximum sustained winds of 125 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph. It is forecast to leave the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday morning.
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