Vicky makes landfall over Puerto Princesa


Posted at Dec 19 2020 08:41 PM | Updated as of Dec 20 2020 12:14 AM

Vicky makes landfall over Puerto Princesa 1

MANILA — Tropical Depression Vicky made its landfall Saturday night over the central portion of Palawan, in the vicinity of Puerto Princesa City, the state weather bureau said. 

In its 8 p.m. bulletin, PAGASA said the weather disturbance’s center was spotted 70 kilometers east-southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan as of 7 p.m. 

Vicky currently packs 45 kilometers per hour near the center with gusts of up to 55 kph. It is moving west northwestward at 20 kph. 

Storm signal No. 1 was still hoisted over the following areas, where 30-60 kph winds may rip roofs off nipa and cogon huts, damage rice crops and down banana plants:


  • - Northern and central portions of Palawan (Araceli, Dumaran, Taytay, El Nido, San Vicente, Roxas, Puerto Princesa City, Aborlan, Narra, Quezon, Sofronio Espanola) 
  • - Calamian
  • - Cuyo
  • - Cagayancillo
  • - Kalayaan Islands

The weather disturbance is expected to leave the Philippine area of responsibility Sunday afternoon. 

More details to follow. 


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