Severe Tropical Storm Florita Accelerates, Baguio City still under signal no. 1
Severe tropical storm “Florita” accelerates in a north-northwestward direction and is now over the coastal waters of Palanan, Isabela. Severe tropical storm “Florita” has maximum sustained winds of 95km/hr near the center and gustiness of up to 115 km/hr. It is currently moving north-northwestward at 20km/hr.
Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal In Effect
Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3
The southern portion of Babuyan Islands (Camiguin Is., Fuga Is., Dalupiri Is.), the northern and eastern portion of mainland Cagayan (Santa Praxedes, Claveria, Sanchez-Mira, Pamplona, Abulug, Ballesteros, Aparri, Buguey, Camalaniugan, Santa Teresita, Santa Ana, Gonzaga, Lal-Lo, Gattaran, Baggao, Peñablanca) and the eastern portion of Isabela (Maconacon, Divilacan, Palanan)
Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 2
The rest of mainland Cagayan, the rest of Babuyan Islands, the rest of Isabela, Quirino, the northern and eastern portion of Nueva Vizcaya (Quezon, Diadi, Bagabag, Villaverde, Solano, Kasibu), Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, the northern portion of Benguet (Buguias, Bakun, Mankayan, Kibungan), Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, and the northern portion of Aurora (Dilasag, Casiguran, Dinalungan, Dipaculao)
Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No.1
Batanes, the rest of Nueva Vizcaya, the rest of Benguet, La Union, Pangasinan, the eastern portion of Tarlac (San Clemente, Camiling, Moncada, San Manuel, Anao, Santa Ignacia, Gerona, Paniqui, Ramos, Pura, Victoria, La Paz, City of Tarlac, Concepcion), Nueva Ecija, the rest of Aurora, the eastern portion of Pampanga (Magalang, Arayat, Candaba), the eastern portion of Bulacan (San Ildefonso, San Miguel, Doña Remedios Trinidad, San Rafael, Angat, Norzagaray, City of San Jose del Monte), the eastern portion of Rizal (Rodriguez, San Mateo, City of Antipolo, Tanay, Baras), the northern portion of Quezon (General Nakar, Infanta, Real, Mauban, Perez, Alabat, Quezon, Calauag) including Polillo Islands, the northern portion of Laguna (Santa Maria, Famy, Siniloan, Pangil, Pakil, Paete), and Camarines Norte
Severe Tropical Storm FLORITA will continue to move generally northwestward and is forecast to make landfall in the vicinity of northern Isabela (coast of Palanan, Maconacon, or Divilacan) this morning or in the vicinity of Cagayan (coast of Gattaran, Baggao, or Peñablanca) before noon or by early afternoon today. Afterward, the storm will traverse Northern Luzon and emerge over the West Philippine Sea tonight. On the forecast track, FLORITA may exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) tomorrow morning.
Yesterday, the City of Baguio and Municipality of La Trinidad suspended classes today.