4 areas still under signal no. 1 as Ramon speeds up


Posted at Nov 17 2019 07:27 PM


MANILA -- Four areas remain under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 as tropical storm Ramon picked up speed, the state weather bureau said Sunday.

Ramon, meanwhile, was last spotted 285 kilometers east northeast of Casiguran, Aurora at 4 p.m., still packing maximum winds of 65 km per hour and gusts of up to 80 kph.

It is now moving west at 15 kph, and is expected to make landfall in the area of Cagayan by Monday night or Tuesday morning before it weakens into a tropical depression.

PAGASA is also monitoring a low pressure area, last spotted around 2,210 east of Visayas.

Cagayan including Babuyan Island, Isabela, and the northern portion of Aurora (Dilasag, Casiguran, and Dinalungan) are still under Signal No. 1 as of 5 p.m., PAGASA said.

The storm will bring light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over the eastern parts of Cagayan and Isabela, it added.

On Monday, light to moderate with occasional heavy rains may be experienced over Cagayan, Isabela, Apayao, Kalinga and Ilocos Norte.

Light to moderate rains are also expected over Babuyan Islands, Northern Aurora and Quirino.

PAGASA warned fishermen of risky sea travel over the seaboards of areas under Signal No. 1, the seaboards of Northern Luzon, and the eastern seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon.

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