‘Jenny’ accelerates; Signal No. 2 up in six Luzon provinces
MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Storm “Jenny” sped up as it moved west-northwest on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.
Based on Pagasa’s 5 p.m. severe weather bulletin, Jenny accelerated to 35 kilometers per hour (kph) from the previously reported 25 kph.
The state weather bureau said that at 4 p.m., the tropical storm was spotted at 290 kilometers east of Infanta, Quezon with maximum sustained winds of up to 65 kph and gustiness of up to 80 kph.
With this, Pagasa placed Isabela, Aurora, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao, and Mountain Province under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 2 while TCWS No. 1 was raised over Cagayan, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Benguet, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Bulacan, Rizal, northern portion of Quezon including Polillo Islands and Alabat Island, Cavite, Laguna, Camarines Norte, northeastern portion of Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, as well as Metro Manila. /kga
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