Tropical cyclone Jenny intensifies; more areas under signal no. 1


Posted at Aug 27 2019 12:52 AM | Updated as of Aug 27 2019 08:53 AM

MANILA- More areas have been placed under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal no. 1 as tropical depression Jenny slightly intensified Monday night, the state weather bureau said.

As of 10 p.m., the center of Jenny was spotted at 530 km east of Virac, Catanduanes, PAGASA said.

The following areas may experience winds of 30-60 kilometers per hour within 36 hours according to PAGASA:

  • Cagayan
  • Isabela
  • Quirino
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Apayao
  • Abra
  • Kalinga
  • Mountain Province
  • Ifugao
  • Benguet
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Sur
  • La Union
  • Pangasinan
  • Aurora
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Tarlac
  • northern portion of Zambales
  • northern portion of Quezon including Polillo Island
  • Catanduanes

Moving northwest at a speed of 20 kph, Jenny packs maximum winds of up to 55 kph and gusts of up to 70 kph.

The state weather bureau warned that from Monday night to Tuesday, intermittent to frequent moderate to heavy rains may prevail over Bicol region, eastern Visayas, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Aurora and Quezon.

Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains may also prevail over the rest of Luzon including Metro Manila, rest of Visayas and Zamboanga peninsula.

By Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday midnight, meanwhile, intermittent to frequent moderate to heavy rains may affect Metro Manila, central Luzon, Calabarzon, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Bengyet and Pangasinan.

Jenny may make landfall over the eastern coastline of Isabela-Aurora area between Tuesday night to Wednesday morning.

PAGASA advised residents in these areas to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster offices, and monitor weather updates.

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