MANILA (UPDATE) — Typhoon Tisoy (international name Kammuri) intensified further Monday night as it moves closer to land, state weather bureau PAGASA said.
Tisoy was 90 kilometers east of Juban, Sorsogon at 7 p.m., packing maximum sustained winds of up to 165 kilometers per hour and 230 kph gusts, said PAGASA.
The country's 20th storm this year is expected to slam into Sorsogon around midnight Tuesday, the weather bureau said.
The typhoon's eyewall is currently bringing violent winds over Northern Samar, Catanduanes, Albay, Camarines Sur and Sorsogon, PAGASA added.
From Monday night, "frequent to continuous heavy to intense rains" will lash Bicol Region, Northern Samar, Southern Quezon, Marinduque, and Romblon.
Samar, Eastern Samar, Rizal, rest of Quezon, Laguna and Oriental Mindoro will experience frequent to continuous heavy rains, while moderate to intermittent heavy rains are expected over Metro Manila, Occidental Mindoro, the rest of CALABARZON, Cagayan, Isabela, Aurora, and the rest of Eastern Visayas, PAGASA said.
Waves more than 3 meters high may hit coastal towns in Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur and Catanduanes, while coastal areas in Batangas, Quezon, Albay and Marinduque may experience waves of up to 3 meters, said PAGASA.
The weather agency also hoisted storm signal 3 over the following areas, which may be whipped by 121 to 170 kph winds:
Masbate including Ticao and Burias Islands
southern portion of Quezon (Perez, Alabat, Quezon, Atimonan, Padre Burgos, Agdangan, Plaridel, Unisan, Pitogo, Gumaca, Lopez, Macalelon, General Luna, Calauag, Guinayangan, Tagkawayan, Buenavista, Mulanay, San Narciso, San Francisco, San Andres)
southern portion of Batangas (San Juan, Padre Garcia, Ibaan, Batangas City, Rosario, Taysan, Lobo)
northern portion of Eastern Samar (Can-avid, Dolores, Maslog, Oras, Arteche, Jipapad, San Policarpio)
northern portion of Samar (Catbalogan, Jiabong, Motiong, Paranas, San Jose de Buan, San Jorge, Pagsanghan, Tarangnan, Sta. Margarita, Gandara, Matuguinao, Calbayog, Tagapul-an, Almagro, Sto. Niño)
The following areas, which may be battered by 61-120 kph winds, are under Signal no. 2:
southern Aurora (Dipaculao, Maria Aurora, Baler, San Luis, Dingalan)
rest of Batangas
rest of Quezon including Polillo Islands
rest of Eastern Samar
rest of Samar
northern portion of Negros Occidental ( Talisay, Calatrava, Silay, Enrique B. Magalona, Victorias, Manapla, Cadiz, Sagay, Escalante, Toboso, Bacolod, Murcia, Salvador Benedicto, San Carlos, Bago, Pulupandan, Valladolid, La Carlota, San Enrique, Pontevedra, La Castellana, Moises Padilla)
northern portion of Leyte (Baybay, Mahaplag, Abuyog, Javier, Macarthur, Mayorga, La Paz, Dulag, Albuera, barauen, Julita, Tolosa, Tanauan, Tabontabon, Dagami, Pastrana, Palo, Sta. Fe, Tacloban, Alangalang, Jaro, Babatngon, San Miguel, Barugo, Tunga, Carigara, Capoocan, Leyte, Calubian, San Isidro, Tabango, Villaba, Kananga, Matag-ob, Palompon, Isabel, Merida, Ormoc)
Of these areas, Metro Manila, Pampanga, Laguna, Cavite and Batangas are home to several venues of the 30th SEA Games.
Meanwhile, the following areas were placed under signal no. 1, which means these may be lashed by 30 to 60 kph winds in 36 hours.
Southern Isabela (Palanan, Dinapique, San Mariano, San Guillermo, Benito Soliven, Naguilian, Reina Mercedes, Luna, Aurora, Cabatuan, San Mateo, Cauayan City, Alicia, Angadanan, Ramon, San Isidro, Echague, Cordon, Santiago City, Jones and San Agustin)
rest of Aurora
northern portion of Palawan (Taytay, Araceli, Dumaran, San Vicente, Roxas)
rest of Negros Occidental
rest of Cebu
rest of Leyte
Tisoy has prompted the cancellation of several flights and classes in some areas.
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