TD Vicky makes 2nd landfall in Puerto Princesa, Palawan
MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Depression Vicky made its second landfall in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on Saturday night, the state weather bureau said.
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The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Vicky made landfall over the city at 8 p.m.
The tropical depression made its first landfall over the municipality of Banganga in Davao Oriental on Friday.
Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 is currently hoisted over the northern and central portions of Palawan (Araceli, Dumaran, Taytay, El Nido, San Vicente, Roxas, Puerto Princesa City, Aborlan, Narra, Quezon, Sofronio Espanola) including Calamian, Cuyo, Cagayancillo, and Kalayaan Islands.
Based on Pagasa’s data, Vicky is packing maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 55 kph.
Vicky was also monitored moving west-northwestward at 20 kph.
The tropical depression is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility Sunday afternoon.
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