NORTHERN and Metro Cebu, Metro Manila and several other areas in Luzon and the Visayas were placed under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 as Typhoon Tisoy (international name Kammuri) inched closer to the country.
Areas under TCWS No. 1 can expect winds of 30 to 60 kilometers per hour (kph) in the next 36 hours. At this speed, wind can break tree branches and damage structures made of light materials. Pre-school classes are automatically suspended.
The typhoon is forecast to cut a wide swath through Luzon and central Philippines. Areas under TCWS No. 1 are: