Super Typhoon Egay maintains strength; Signal No. 5 over Babuyan Islands | Inquirer News

Super Typhoon Egay maintains strength; Signal No. 5 over Babuyan Islands

By: - Reporter / @FArgosinoINQ
/ 09:22 PM July 25, 2023

Super Typhoon Egay maintains strength; Signal No. 5 up over rest of Babuyan Islands

(Photo courtesy of Pagasa)

MANILA, Philippines — Babuyan Islands is now under Signal No. 5 as Super Typhoon Egay (international name: Doksuri) maintains its strength while slowly moving northwestward over the Philippine Sea, the state weather bureau said on Tuesday.

Citing its 8 p.m. weather bulletin, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Egay was last monitored 135 kilometers (km) East Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan.


The state weather bureau said Egay carries maximum sustained winds of 185 kph and gustiness of up to 230 kph.


Pagasa likewise raised Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 4 over the northern portion of Cagayan province (Santa Ana, Gonzaga, Calveria, Sanchez-Mira, Pamplona, Abulug, Ballesteros, Aparri, Buguey, Santa Teresita, Camalaniugan, Santa Praxedes), while TCWS No. 3 is hoisted over the northeastern portion of Isabela (Divilacan, Maconacon, Palanan, Santa Maria, San Pablo, Santo Tomas, Cabagan, Tumauini); the rest of Cagayan; Apayao; Ilocos Norte; northern portion of Kalinga (Rizal, Pinukpuk, Balbalan); Batanes; and north part of Abra (Tineg, Lagayan, Lacub, Danglas).

On the other hand, TCWS No. 2 stayed in the following areas:

  • The rest of Isabela
  • Northern and central portions of Aurora (Dilasag, Casiguran, Dinalungan, Dipaculao)
  • Quirino
  • The rest of Kalinga
  • The northeastern portion of Nueva Vizcaya (Kasibu, Quezon, Diadi, Bagabag, Ambaguio, Villaverde, Solano, Bayombong)
  • Ilocos Sur
  • The rest of Abra
  • Mountain Province
  • Ifugao
  • Northern portion of Benguet (Bakun, Mankayan, Buguias, Kabayan, Kibungan, Atok)
  • The northern portion of La Union (Bangar, Sudipen, Luna, Balaoan, Santol)

Meanwhile, TCWS No. 1 is raised in the following provinces:

  • The northern and central portion of Quezon (Pitogo, Caluag, Infanta, Lopez, Guinayangan, Unisan, Plaridel, Quezon, Alabat, Padre Burgos, Mauban, Gen. Nakar, Perez, Agdangan, Gumaca, Atimonan, Real, Tagkawayan, Lucena City, Pagbilao, Lucban, Sampaloc, Tayabas, Dolores, Sariaya, Candelaria, Tiaong, San Antonio, Polillo Islands)
  • The rest of Aurora
  • The rest of Nueva Vizcaya
  • The rest of Benguet
  • The rest of La Union
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Pangasinan
  • Tarlac
  • Zambales
  • Bulacan
  • Pampanga
  • Bataan
  • Marinduque
  • Cavite
  • Metro Manila
  • Rizal
  • Laguna
  • Batangas
  • Camarines Norte
  • The northern portion of Camarines Sur
  • The northern portion of Catanduanes
  • Batangas


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