Pagasa lifts storm signal over northern Cebu

(Image from Pagasa )
(Image from Pagasa )

THE Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) lifted the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) Number 1 over northern Cebu at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 21.

Pagasa said Tropical Depression (TD) Samuel is now located off the southern coast of Antique and is heading towards Sulu sea.

The center of TD Samuel was estimated at 70 kilometers (km) west southwest of Iloilo City or 120km east southeast of Cuyo, Palawan.

Samuel is moving west southwest at 40 kilometers per hour (kph) with maximum sustained winds of 45kph near the center and gustiness of up to 70kph.

Moderate to heavy rains, which may trigger flooding and landslides, are still expected over Mimaropa, Calabarzon, Western Visayas, Aurora, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Catanduanes.

Areas under TCWS Number 1 are Romblon, southern Occidental Mindoro, southern Oriental Mindoro, Palawan including Calamian and Cuyo groups of islands, northern Negros Occidental, Guimaras, Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, and Antique.

Samuel may exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility between Thursday evening, November 22, and Friday morning, November 24. (MBV/SunStar Philippines)


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