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Typhoon Goring rapidly intensifying

Typhoon Goring, also known as #GoringPH (SAOLA), is rapidly intensifying over the sea to the east of the Babuyan Islands. Residents in affected areas are advised to take precautions, especially those in regions identified as highly susceptible to hazards.
Moderate to heavy rains currently being experienced in Baguio City is due to the trough of Typhoon Goring and the enhanced southwest monsoon.

Key Details on Typhoon Goring:

  • Current Location: As of 4:00 AM, Typhoon Goring’s eye was pinpointed 200 km East Southeast of Calayan, Cagayan.
  • Intensity: The typhoon boasts maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h, with gusts reaching up to 170 km/h. Its central pressure is measured at 970 hPa.
  • Movement: Goring is currently moving Southwestward at a speed of 10 km/h.
  • Wind Extent: Strong to typhoon-force winds are extending up to 220 km from the typhoon’s center.

Wind Signals:

  • TCWS No. 2 (Gale-force winds): Affects the extreme northeastern parts of mainland Cagayan and Isabela. Winds range from 62 to 88 km/h, posing a minor to moderate threat to life and property.
  • Affected Areas:
    • Luzon:
      • Extreme northeastern portion of mainland Cagayan:
        • Santa Ana
        • Gonzaga
      • Extreme northeastern portion of Isabela:
        • Divilacan
        • Palanan
        • Maconacon
  • TCWS No. 1 (Strong winds): Covers areas including Batanes, Babuyan Islands, parts of mainland Cagayan and Isabela, and the northern portion of Aurora. Winds range from 39 to 61 km/h, presenting a minimal to minor threat.Affected Areas:
    • Luzon:
      • Batanes
      • Babuyan Islands
      • Eastern portion of mainland Cagayan:
        • Lal-Lo
        • Gattaran
        • Baggao
        • Peñablanca
        • Santa Teresita
        • Buguey
        • Camalaniugan
        • Aparri
        • Ballesteros
        • Allacapan
      • Eastern portion of Isabela:
        • Maconacon
        • Dinapigue
        • San Mariano
        • San Pablo
        • Cabagan
        • Tumauini
        • Ilagan City
        • Divilacan
        • Palanan
      • Northern portion of Aurora:
        • Dilasag
        • Casiguran
  • Rainfall Forecast:
  • Today:
    • 100-200 mm: Eastern mainland Cagayan
    • 50-100 mm: Babuyan Islands, rest of mainland Cagayan, northeastern Isabela, Abra, northern Apayao, Ilocos Norte, and Ilocos Sur.
  • Tomorrow:
    • 100-200 mm: Eastern mainland Cagayan
    • 50-100 mm: Babuyan Islands, rest of mainland Cagayan, eastern Isabela, Ilocos Norte, and northern Aurora.

Residents in elevated or mountainous areas should be particularly cautious as they are more susceptible to flooding and landslides, especially if they have experienced significant rainfall recently.

Additional Hazards:

  • Severe Winds: Areas under Wind Signal No. 2 may experience minor to moderate impacts, while those under Wind Signal No. 1 may face minimal to minor impacts. Coastal and upland/mountainous areas may experience enhanced wind conditions.
  • Coastal Waters: A Gale Warning is in effect for the northern and eastern coastal waters of Northern Luzon and the eastern coastal waters of Central Luzon. Sea travel is risky in these areas, and disruptions in maritime activities are expected.

Typhoon’s Path: Goring is expected to move southward to southeastward over the next two days, then shift eastward to northeastward on Sunday. By early next week, it may reach super typhoon status. However, its intensification might be limited by cooler waters.

Impact in Cordillera:

Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos Region, and the rest of Cagayan Valley
Weather Condition: Cloudy skies with scattered to widespread rains and thunderstorms
Caused By: Trough of TY Goring
Impacts: Possible flooding or landslides due to moderate to heavy rains

Safety Precautions: The public is urged to take all necessary precautions. Those living in high-risk areas should heed local officials’ advice, especially regarding evacuation. For specific weather updates in your area, monitor advisories from your local PAGASA Regional Services Division.

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