Posted on: July 13, 2020 Posted by: Patrick Lo Comments: 0

MANILA, Philippines – The weather bureau has not yet brought down Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 1 in Northern Luzon. They stated that Tropical Depression #CarinaPH has maintained its strength through Monday.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration still raised Signal No. 1 in Batanes, Babuyan Group of Islands and parts of Northeastern Cagayan.

READ: LPA east of Luzon may intensify, become TD ‘Carina’ – PAGASA

The said areas are:

  • Sta. Ana
  • Gonzaga
  • Sta. Teresita
  • Buguey
  • eastern portions of Lal-lo, Gattaran, and Baggao 

The areas under Signal No. 1 will experience periodic rainfalls for the next 36 hours. Wind speeds are at 30 to 60 kilometers per hour.

#CarinaPH was last seen 245 km east of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. It sustains a windspeed of 45 kph and gusts of 55 kph.

The said Tropical Depression is moving northwestward at the speed of 15 kph.

According to PAGASA, Carina will possibly have a landfall situation in the Babuyan islands.

Meteorologists stated that the the tropical depression is unlikely to turn into a typhoon.

#CarinaPH pours in northern Philippines

A yellow rainfall warning was declared in Bataan and Zambales. This means that they should expect flooding in flood-prone areas.

Moderate to heavy rains are expected in Cagayan, Babuyan Islands, and Isabela.

On the other hand, light to moderate and at times heavy rains are expected in:

  • Ilocos Region
  • Cordillera Administrative Region
  • the rest of Cagayan Valley
  • Aurora
  • northern portion of Quezon including Polillo Islands.

Metro Manila, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Bulacan, and the Calabarzon should expect light to moderate and occassional heavy rains.

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