More areas under signal No.1 as Ramon moves northwest


Posted at Nov 17 2019 08:54 AM

MANILA -- More areas were placed under wind signal No. 1 as Tropical Storm Ramon moved northwest "slowly," the state weather bureau said early Sunday.

The following towns and cities were placed under signal No. 1 as of 5 a.m. Sunday:

- Eastern portion of Cagayan: Calayan, Aparri, Camalaniugan, Buguey, Santa Teresita, Gonzaga, Santa Ana, Lal-lo, Gattaran, Alcala, Baggao, Amulung, Iguig, Tuguegarao City and Peñablanca

- Eastern portion of Isabela: San Pablo, Cabagan, Maconacon, Tumauini, Divilacan, Ilagan City, Palanan, and Dinapigue

- Northern portion of Aurora: Dilasag, Casiguran, and Dinalungan

Ramon was last spotted 415 kilometers east of Casiguran, Aurora at 4 a.m., packing maximum winds of 65 km per hour and gusts of up to 80 kph.

The weather disturbance will bring light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over the eastern parts of Cagayan and Isabela, PAGASA said.

On Monday, it will bring light to moderate with occasional heavy rains over Cagayan, Isabela, Apayao and Kalinga, it added.

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

PAGASA warned fisherfolks 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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