Tropical Storm Quinta December 26, 2012 Update (Bagyong Quinta)

Tropical Storm Quinta continues to move towards northern Palawan, state weather bureau PAGASA reported on Wednesday, December 26, 2012.

At 5:00 p.m. today, the center of Bagyong Quinta was spotted 80 kilometers East of Coron, Palawan with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour. It is forecast to move West at 24 kph.

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The areas having Public Storm Warning Signal are the following:

Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds)
  • Mindoro Provinces
  • Romblon
  • Lubang Island
  • northern Palawan
  • Calamian Group of Islands
  • Cuyo Island
  • Marinduque
  • Aklan
  • Capiz
  • Antique
  • Iloilo
  • Negros Occidental
  • Guimaras
According to PAGASA, the estimated rainfall amount is from 5 to 15 millimeters per hour (moderate to heavy) within the 350-km diameter of the storm.

The weather bureau 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 and northern seaboard of Mindanao, the agency added.