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.
The said areas are:
- Sta. Ana
- Sta. Teresita
- 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
- 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.