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Karding now a typhoon; Signal No. 3 up in Camarines Norte, Polillo Islands

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 09:41 PM September 24, 2022

Karding now a typhoon

MANILA, Philippines — Severe Tropical Storm Karding (international name: Noru) intensified into a typhoon on Saturday night, prompting the state weather bureau to raise Signal No. 3 in two areas, and Signal No. 2 in 17 areas, including Metro Manila.

According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Karding intensified into a typhoon at 5 p.m., and was last located 490 kilometers (km) east of Baler, Aurora.


It currently carries maximum sustained winds of 120 kms per hour (kps) near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph as it moves west southwestward at 20 kph.


“Per latest track and intensity forecast, the most likely highest wind signal that will be hoisted is Wind Signal No. 4,” said Pagasa in its latest typhoon bulletin.

Pagasa said heavy to intense with at times torrential rains should be expected over the northern portion of Quezon including the Polillo Islands, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pangasinan, and the northern portion of Zambales.

Meanwhile, heavy to intense rain is forecast over the rest of Central Luzon.

Moderate to heavy rains, on the other hand are expected over Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos Provinces, La Union, Metro Manila, and the rest of Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon).

Signal No. 3 (storm-force winds prevailing or expected in at least 18 hours) is up over the following areas:

  • The northern portion of Camarines Norte (Vinzons)
  • Eastern portion of the Polillo Islands (Kalongkooan Is., Kalotkot Is., Patnanungan Is., and Jomalig Is.)

Signal No. 2 (gale-force winds prevailing or expected within the next 24 hours) is up over the following areas:

  • The southern portion of Isabela (Dinapigue, San Guillermo, Jones, San Agustin, Echague, San Mariano)
  • Quirino,
  • Central and southeastern portions of Nueva Vizcaya (Alfonso Castaneda, Dupax del Sur, Aritao, Santa Fe, Bambang, Dupax del Norte, Kasibu, Quezon, Bayombong, Diadi)
  • Aurora
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Eastern portion of Tarlac (Concepcion, La Paz, Victoria, Pura, Ramos, Anao, San Manuel, Moncada, Paniqui, Gerona, City of Tarlac)
  • Bulacan
    Eastern portion of Pampanga (Apalit, San Simon, San Luis, Candaba, Santa Ana, Arayat, Magalang)
  • Metro Manila,
  • Northern and central portions of Quezon (General Nakar, Infanta, Real, Mauban, Calauag, Perez, Alabat, Quezon, Tagkawayan, Guinayangan, Sampaloc, Lucban, City of Tayabas, Lucena City, Pagbilao, Padre Burgos, Atimonan, Agdangan, Unisan, Plaridel, Gumaca, Lopez, Pitogo) including the rest of the Polillo Islands
  • Northern and central portions of Laguna (Santa Maria, Siniloan, Famy, Mabitac, Pakil, Pangil, Paete, Kalayaan, Lumban, Cavinti, Santa Cruz, Pagsanjan, Magdalena, Luisiana, Majayjay, Liliw, Pila, Victoria, Nagcarlan, Bay, Los Baños, City of Calamba, City of Santa Rosa, City of Biñan, City of San Pedro, Cabuyao City, Rizal, Calauan)
  • Northeastern portion of Cavite (Bacoor City, Kawit, Imus City, City of Dasmariñas, Carmona, Gen. Mariano Alvarez, Cavite City)
  • Rizal
  • Eastern portion of Pangasinan (Umingan, Bautista, Alcala, Rosales, Balungao, Santa Maria, San Quintin, Natividad, Tayug, Asingan, San Nicolas, San Manuel, Santo Tomas, Bayambang, Malasiqui, Villasis, City of Urdaneta, Binalonan, Laoac, Sison, Pozorrubio),
    Northern portion of Camarines Sur (Del Gallego, Ragay, Lupi, Sipocot, Siruma, Lagonoy, Garchitorena, Caramoan, Tinambac, Presentacion, San Jose, Goa, Cabusao, Libmanan, Calabanga, Bombon, Magarao)
  • Northern and central portions of Catanduanes (Caramoran, Pandan, Bagamanoc, Panganiban, Viga, San Miguel, Baras, Gigmoto, San Andres)
  • Rest of Camarines Norte

Signal No. 1 (strong winds prevailing or expected within the next 36 hours) was raised over the following areas:

  • The southern portion of Cagayan (Peñablanca, Iguig, Tuguegarao City, Enrile, Solana, Tuao, Piat, Amulung, Rizal)
  • The rest of Isabela
  • Rest of Nueva Vizcaya,
    Southern portion of Apayao (Conner)
  • Abra
  • Kalinga
  • Mountain Province
  • Ifugao
  • Benguet
  • Southern portion of Ilocos Norte (Nueva Era, Badoc, Pinili, Banna, City of Batac, Currimao, Paoay, Marcos)
  • Ilocos Sur
  • La Union
  • Rest of Pangasinan
  • Rest of Tarlac
  • Rest of Pampanga
  • Zambales
  • Bataan
  • Rest of Laguna
  • Rest of Quezon
  • Rest of Cavite
  • Batangas
  • Rest of Camarines Sur
  • Albay
  • Rest of Catanduanes
  • Marinduque
  • Northwestern portion of Occidental Mindoro (Lubang Islands, Paluan, Abra de Ilog),
    and the northwestern portion of Oriental Mindoro (San Teodoro, Puerto Galera, City of Calapan, Baco)


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