‘Florita’ now over Alcala, Cagayan; Signal No. 3 remains in 5 areas | Inquirer News

‘Florita’ now over Alcala, Cagayan; Signal No. 3 remains in 5 areas

/ 03:05 PM August 23, 2022
Several motorists in San Felipe, Zambales, were left with no choice but to push their vehicles amidst gutter-deep flood water brought by Florita PH. | PHOTO: Zambales for the People/Facebook

Several motorists in San Felipe, Zambales, were left with no choice but to push their vehicles amidst gutter-deep flood water brought by Florita PH. | PHOTO: Zambales for the People/Facebook

MANILA, Philippines — Severe Tropical Storm Florita is now over Alcala, Cagayan, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported Tuesday afternoon.

Based on Pagasa’s 2 p.m. bulletin, Florita has maximum sustained winds of 110 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 185 kph.

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The tropical cyclone is moving west northwestward at 20 kph.

Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3 remains in five areas:

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  • northern portion of Ilocos Norte (Pagudpud, Dumalneg, Adams, Bangui, Burgos, Pasuquin, Vintar, Carasi, Bacarra, Piddig)
  • Apayao
  • southern portion of Babuyan Islands (Camiguin Island, Fuga Island, Dalupiri Island)
  • mainland Cagayan
  • northeastern portion of Isabela (Palanan, Divilacan, Maconacon, San Pablo, Tumauini, Cabagan, Santa Maria, Santo Tomas, Delfin Albano, Ilagan City, San Maraino)

Meanwhile, the following areas are under Signal Nos. 1 and 2:

Signal No. 2

  • rest of Babuyan Islands
  • rest of Isabela
  • Quirino
  • northern and eastern portion of Nueva Vizcaya (Quezon, Diadi, Bagabag, Villaverde, Solano, Kasibu)
  • Abra
  • Kalinga
  • Mountain Province
  • Ifugao
  • northern portion of Benguet (Buguias, Bakun, Mankayan, Kibungan)
  • rest of Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Sur
  • northern portion of Aurora (Dilasag, Casiguran, Dinalungan, Dipaculao)

Signal No. 1

  • Batanes
  • rest of Nueva Vizcaya
  • rest of Benguet
  • La Union
  • eastern portion of Pangasinan (Santo Tomas, Villasis, Mapandan, Mangaldan, San Fabian, San Jacinto, Manaoag, City of Urdaneta, Rosales, Balungao, Umingan, San Quintin, Natividad, San Nicolas, Tayug, Santa Maria, Astingan, San Manuel, Binalonan, Sison, Pozzorrubio, Laoac, Dagupan City)
  • northeastern portion of Tarlac (San Manuel, Anao)
  • Nueva Ecija
  • rest of Aurora

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TAGS: Alcala, Cagayan, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Space Administration (PAGASA), Signal No. 3, Tropical Storm Florita
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