Bagyong Ineng Set To Exit PAR, Signal No. 2 Remains Over Batanes & Babuyan, PAGASA Says
The state weather bureau PAGASA said that Bagyong Ineng is set to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility but Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands remains under signal no.2.
On Saturday (August 24, 2019), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) released the latest updates regarding Tropical Storm Bailu or locally known as Bagyong Ineng.
PAGASA reported that Ineng was last located at 105 kilometers east northeast of Basco, Batanes with maximum sustained winds of up to 100 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 125 kph moving 20 kph at Northwest direction.
The tropical storm has slightly intensified as it moves closer towards southern Taiwan-Batanes Area and it was expected to leave the country’s territory on Saturday afternoon or evening.
The weather agency said that tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 2 is still up over Batanes and Babuyan Islands while TCWS No. 1 remains over Cagayan, Isabela, Apayao, Kalinga, Northern Abra and Ilocos Norte.
Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Batanes, and Cagayan (including Babuyan Islands) are expected to experience moderate to heavy rains. While Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Mindoro Provinces, northern portions of Palawan (including Calamian and Cuyo Islands), Aklan, Antique, Iloilo, and Guimaras would have light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains.
The weather bureau also warned the residents in the affected areas to take precautionary measures for possible flashfloods and landslides.
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