‘Amang’ weakens; Metro Manila still under Signal No. 1
MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm “Amang” (international name: Mekkhala) has slightly weakened following its landfall in Camarines Sur.
Amang’s strength dipped to 75 kilometers per hour with winds of up to 90 kph, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Sunday in its 11 a.m. weather bulletin.
Metro Manila is still placed under Signal No. 1 along with Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Batangas, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao, Quirino, Isabela, Sorsogon, Masbate, Burias Island incl. Ticao Island, Marinduque, Northern Samar, Northern part of Eastern Samar and Northern part of Samar.
Catanduanes, Albay, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Quezon incl. Polillo Island and Aurora are placed under Signal No. 2 with the expected to have a stormy weather with heavy to intense rains, according to Pagasa.
Pope Francis, who is on an apostolic visit to the Philippines, is scheduled to celebrate Mass at the Rizal Park at 3:30 p.m. later.
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