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‘Glenda’ now a typhoon to make landfall over Bicol Tuesday night

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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:

Catanduanes

Albay

Sorsogon

Northern Samar

 

Signal No. 2:

Camarines Norte

Camarines Sur

Masbate including Burias and Ticao Islands

Marinduque

southern part of Quezon

northern part of Samar

northern part of Eastern Samar

 

Signal No. 1:

Romblon

Oriental Mindoro

Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Island

Batangas

Cavite

Laguna

Rizal

Bulacan

Pampanga

Bataan

Zambales

Tarlac

Nueva Ecija

Pangasinan

Southern Aurora

Rest of Quezon including Polillo Islands

Metro Manila

Rest of Eastern Samar and of Samar

Northern Leyte including Biliran Island

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