Tropical Storm Pedring intensifies into typhoon, some Luzon areas placed under Signal No. 3

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“Pedring” is now a full-fledged typhoon which has further intensified as it endangers Isabela-Aurora area, state weather bureau PAGASA reported on Monday evening, September 26.

Typhoon Pedring
Weather experts said that as of 11:00 p.m., Typhoon “Pedring” was spotted at 170 km East Southeast of Casiguran, Aurora with maximum sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 19 kph, PAGASA said.

The areas having Public Storm Warning Signal are as follows:

Signal No.3 (100-185 kph winds)
  • Aurora
  • Isabela
  • Cagayan
  • Kalinga
  • Mt. Province
  • Ifugao
  • Nueva Viscaya
  • Quirino
Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds)
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocas Sur
  • Abra
  • Apayao
  • La Union
  • Benguet
  • Pangasinan
  • Zambales
  • Tarlac
  • Pampanga
  • Bulacan
  • Metro Manila
  • Rizal
  • Quezon
  • Polillo Island
  • Bataan
  • Camarines Norte
  • Camarines Sur
  • Catanduanes
Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds)
  • Cavite
  • Laguna
  • Batangas
  • Marinduque
  • Albay
  • Sorsogon
  • Burias
  • Lubang Islands
  • Babuyan
  • Calayan Group of Islands
The weather agency alerted residents in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signals against possible flashfloods and landslides. Those living in coastal areas, on the other hand, were alerted against big waves or storm surges.

PAGASA said the estimated rainfall amount is from 15 to 25 millimeters per hour within the 650 km-diameter of the typhoon.

Typhoon Pedring is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon and will bring scattered to widespread rains over Southern Luzon and Visayas, the weather bureau added.