Severe Tropical Storm Maring makes landfall in Fuga Island, Cagayan
MANILA, Philippines — Severe Tropical Storm Maring has made landfall in Fuga Island, Cagayan, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported Monday night.
According to Pagasa, Maring made landfall at Cagayan at 8:10 p.m., its eye was located over the coastal waters of Aparri (Fuga Island), Cagayan as of 10:00 p.m.
It is currently moving westward 15 kilometers per hour (kph) and has maximum sustained winds of 95 kph and gustiness of up to 145 kph.
Meanwhile, nine areas in Luzon remain under Signal No. 2 while 15 other areas are under Signal No 1.
Pagasa warned of heavy to intense with at times torrential rains over Batanes, the northern portion of Cagayan including Babuyan Islands, Cordillera Administrative Region, and Ilocos Region. While Moderate to heavy with at times intense rains are highly likely over the rest of Cagayan.
“Under these conditions, widespread flooding (including flash floods) and rain-induced landslides are highly likely,” warned Pagasa.
Pagasa said Maring is expected to leave the Philippine area of responsibility or PAR by Tuesday morning.
Signal No. 2 (Damaging gale to storm-force winds prevailing or expected within 24 hours)
Cagayan including Babuyan Islands
Northern portion of Isabela (Palanan, Divilacan, Maconacon, Ilagan City, Tumauini, Cabagan, San Pablo, Santa Maria, Santo Tomas, Delfin Albano, Quirino, Gamu, Roxas, Mallig, Quezon)
Signal No. 1 (Strong winds prevailing or expected within 36 hours)
rest of Isabela
Northern portion of Bataan (Samal, Morong, Dinalupihan, Abucay, Orani, Hermosa)
Northern portion of Quezon (General Nakar, Infanta) including Polillo Islands
Below is the list of rescue and emergency hotlines for residents affected by Maring in Cagayan:
#NewsAdvisory | CAGAYAN RESCUE AND EMERGENCY HOTLINES: TUGUEGARAO:NDRRMC- 911-1406 / 912-2665PAGASA- (078) 304-1994/…
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