Tropical cyclone “Glenda” has intensified into a typhoon on Monday night, weather bureau PAGASA reported.
PAGASA said that as of 10 p.m., the eye of the typhoon was estimated at 400 kilometers east of Legazpi City.
‘Glenda’ was packing maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 150kph. It was forecast to move west at 20kph.
As the typhoon slowed down, its expected landfall over Bicol region was moved from Tuesday morning to Tuesday night.
PAGASA said the storm may make landfall in the Albay-Sorsogon area, the cross Albay towards Southern Luzon.
The typhoon’s eye is expected to be in the vicinity of Metro Manila by Wednesday morning. It was expected to exit landmass by the afternoon a d then move out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Thursday night.
Public storm warning signal No. 3:
Signal No. 2:
Masbate including Burias and Ticao Islands
southern part of Quezon
northern part of Samar
northern part of Eastern Samar
Signal No. 1:
Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Island
Rest of Quezon including Polillo Islands
Rest of Eastern Samar and of Samar
Northern Leyte including Biliran Island