By DJ Yap
, Jonas Cabiles Soltes
, Juan Escandor Jr.
, Redempto Anda
Tropical Storm “Auring” is now out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and all public storm signals have been lifted, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), which located the storm some 460 kilometers southwest of Puerto Princesa City as of 5 p.m. on Friday.
Tropical Storm “Auring” has maintained its strength as it made landfall in the southern tip of Palawan early Friday, the weather bureau said.
“Auring” has intensified into a Tropical Storm while crossing the Sulu Sea as it moved closer to Palawan, the weather bureau said late Thursday night.