‘Isang’ slows down
MANILA, Philippines—Tropical depression “Isang” slowed down as it moved towards Isabela-Cagayan area midday Tuesday.
The cyclone was last observed 280 kilometers east of Baler, Aurora, with maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour near the center. From a speed of 19 kph, it was now moving at 13 kph west northwest, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.
Signal No. 1 remained hoisted over the following areas:
- Ilocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
- Calayan Group of Islands
- Babuyan Group of Islands
- Mt. Province
“Isang” will enhance the southwest monsoon and will bring light to moderate rains and thunderstorms over Mimaropa, Calabarzon, Bicol Region and Western Visayas.
Moderate to heavy rains (5-15 mm) were seen within 300 km diameter of Isang. Residents in areas under storm signal were alerted of flashfloods and landslides.
“Isang” was forecast over the vicinity of Isabela area by Wednesday morning; 200 km northwest of Aparri, Cagayan by Thursday morning; and 500 km northwest of Aparri by Friday morning.
Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these apps:
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94