Tropical Storm Ramon intensifies, 7 areas under signal no.1

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Tropical Storm Ramon intensified and put seven areas under storm signal number 1 as it continued to move towards Eastern Samar.

In the 11:00 am severe weather bulletin of PAGASA, Ramon is now a Tropical Storm from being Tropical Depression.

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The typhoon was last seen about 385 kilometers northeast of Borongan City, maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph.

At 10:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm “Ramon” was estimated based on all available data at 385 km East Northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, or 450 km East of Catarman, Northern Samar (12.6 °N, 128.8 °E ).’

Tropical Storm Ramon intensifies, 7 areas under signal no.1

  • Eastern Samar
  • Northern Samar
  • Catanduanes
  • Camarines Sur
  • Camarines Norte
  • Albay
  • Sorsogon

Today, light to moderate with occasional heavy rains may be experienced over Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Albay, and Sorsogon. Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Camarines Norte, Masbate, Northern Samar, and Eastern Samar.

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Tomorrow, light to moderate with occasional heavy rains may be experienced over the eastern portion of Cagayan, Isabela, and Northern Aurora. Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Bicol Region, Apayao, Quezon, Northern Samar, and the rest of Cagayan, Isabela, and Aurora.

Residents in the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be highly or very highly susceptible to flooding and rain-induced landslides, are advised to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates, especially the Thunderstorm or Rainfall Advisories and Heavy Rainfall Warnings to be issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.

Sea travel is risky, especially for small sea crafts, over the seaboards of areas under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS), the seaboards of Northern Luzon, and the eastern seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon due to prevailing or forecast rough sea conditions.

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