Tuesday , September 28 2021

Storm signal rises as Fabian leaves Philippines Responsibility Area

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 24) — The state weather bureau said Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. It said 1 was removed.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said in its 05:00 am bulletin that Fabian left the Philippine Area of ​​Responsibility at 11:00 pm on Friday.

By 04:00, typhoon Itbayat was located 640 kilometers northeast of Batanes – with maximum sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour near the center and gusts of up to 170 km/h.

Weather disturbance continues to intensify the Southwest Monsoon, which will cause scattered and widespread monsoon rains in the next 24 hours in the Ilocos Region, Cordillera Prefecture, Metro Manila, most of Central Luzon, CALABARZON and MIMAROPA, and parts of the Western Visayas. said the agency.

PAGASA, Fabian appears to have landed near eastern mainland China on Sunday afternoon or evening.

For days, monsoon rains hit Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon, causing heavy flooding in many areas.

The latest report from the National Council for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, MIMAROPA, said landslides have occurred in the Western Visayas and Cordillera.

There was also a preventive evacuation of 185 families or 641 people from Mimaropa, including Occidental Mindoro.

Meanwhile, the local governments of Marikina and Quezon City also announced the evacuation of affected residents on Friday night.

In Marikina in particular, those living near the Marikina River were evacuated after the water level exceeded 16 meters at 01:40.

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