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SIGNAL No. 3 was raised in many parts of Luzon as typhoon Quinta maintained its strength after making landfall Sunday night.

STORMY SUNDAY Motorists pass through a flooded portion of Taft Avenue in Manila, one of the many areas pelted by rains brought by storm Quinta. PHOTO BY ENRIQUE AGCAOILI

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration on Monday said the typhoon was spotted in the vicinity of Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro.

Moving westward at 25 kilometers per hour, it has maximum sustained winds of 125 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 180 km/h.

Signal No. 3 was hoisted over the southern portion of Batangas (Lian, Tuy, San Juan, Rosario, Padre Garcia, Lipa City, Cuenca, San Jose, Ibaan, Taysan, Lobo, Batangas City, Mabini, Tingloy, San Pascual, Bauan, Alitagtag, San Luis, Taal, Santa Teresita, Calatagan, Balayan, Calaca, Lemery, Agoncillo, San Nicolas and Mataas Na Kahoy), the northern and central portion of Oriental Mindoro (Oriental Mindoro, Mansalay, Roxas, Bongabong, Bansud, Gloria, Pinamalayan, Pola, Socorro, Victoria, Naujan, Calapan City, Baco, San Teodoro and Puerto Galera), and the northern and central portion of Occidental Mindoro (San Jose, Rizal, Calintaan, Sablaya).

Meanwhile, Signal No. 2 was raised over Metro Manila, Quezon, Rizal, Laguna, the rest of Batangas, Cavite, the southern portion of Bulacan (Norzagaray, Angat, San Rafael, Baliuag, Pulilan, Calumpit, Hagonoy, Paombong, Malolos City, Plaridel, Bustos, San Jose del Monte City, Santa Maria, Pandi, Guiguinto, Balagtas, Bulacan, Bocaue, Meycauayan City, Obando and Marilao), the southern portion of Pampanga (Lubao, Sasmuan, Macabebe, Masantol, Minalin, and Apalit), Bataan, Marinduque, the northern portion of Romblon (Concepcion, Banton, Corcuera, Romblon, San Agustin, Calatrava, San Andres, Odiongan and Santa Maria), the rest of Oriental Mindoro, the rest of Occidental Mindoro and Calamian Islands.

Signal No. 1 remains hoisted over Camarines Norte, the western portion of Camarines Sur (Siruma, Tinambac, Calabanga, Naga City, Pili, Bula, Balatan, Minalabac, Milaor, Bombon, Magarao, Canaman, Camaligan, Gainza, San Fernando, Pasacao, Pamplona, Cabusao, Libmanan, Sipocot, Lupi, Ragay and Del Gallego), Burias Island, the rest of Romblon, the northern portion of Palawan (El Nido and Taytay) including Cuyo Islands, the southern portion of Aurora (Dingalan and San Luis), the southern portion of Nueva Ecija (Gabaldon, Laur, Palayan City, General Tinio, Cabanatuan City, Aliaga, Zaragoza, Jaen, San Antonio, Santa Rosa, Peñaranda, Gapan City, San Leonardo, San Isidro and Cabiao), the southern portion of Tarlac (La Paz, Tarlac City, San Jose, Concepcion, Capas and Bamban), the rest of Bulacan, the rest of Pampanga, and the central and southern portion of Zambales (Iba, Botolan, Cabangan, San Felipe, San Narciso, San Antonio, San Marcelino, Castillejos, Subic and Olongapo City).

In Visayas, signal No. 1 was raised over Aklan and the rest of the northern portion of Antique (Laua-An, Barbaza, Tibiao, Culasi, Sebaste, Pandan and Libertad) and the extreme northern portion of Antique (Caluya).

Pagasa said ‘Quinta’ will bring moderate to heavy rains over Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Romblon, Marinduque, northern Palawan including Calamian and Cuyo Islands, CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon), Aurora, Isabela, Aklan, Capiz, and Antique.



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