3 areas under Signal No. 3 as ‘Ompong’ moves closer to Northern Luzon

/ 09:22 AM September 14, 2018

Three areas were placed under Signal No. 3 as Typhoon Ompong moved closer to Northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said Friday morning.


The following areas were placed under storm signals:

Signal No. 3


Northern Aurora, Isabela and Cagayan

Signal No. 2

Batanes, Babuyan Group of Islands, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, La Union, Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, rest of Aurora, Tarlac and Northern Zambales

Signal No. 1

Pampanga, Bataan, rest of Zambales, Bulacan, Rizal, Metro Manila, Cavite, Batangas, Laguna, Quezon including Polillo Island, Northern Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Island, Northern Oriental Mindoro, Masbate, Marinduque, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Albay, Sorsogon, Burias and Ticao Island

Northern Samar

“Ompong” was last spotted 605 kilometers east of Baler, Aurora, maintaining its maximum sustained winds of 205 kph and gusts of up to 255 kph, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.


It was moving west northwest at 20 kph.

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Posted by on Thursday, September 13, 2018

“Ompong” is expected to make landfall over the Cagayan-Isabela area on Saturday morning.

Northern and Central Luzon are expected to bear the brunt of the typhoon, the strongest to hit the country this year. /muf

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