At 5:00 a.m. today, the center of Bagyong Quinta was spotted at about 40 kilometers Southwest of Coron, Palawan with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour. It is forecast to move west at 17 kph.
The areas having public storm warning signal, according to PAGASA, are as follows:
Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds)
- Occidental Mindoro
- Northern Palawan
- Calamian Group of Islands
- Cuyo Island
PAGASA alerted residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signal #1 against possible flashfloods and landslides.
Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the seaboards of Luzon and Visayas due to the enhanced Northeast Monsoon, the weather bureau added.