Manila, Philippines - The Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 3 rose over Katanduan as Typhoon Rollie (international name: Goni) in inches closer to the Beacon region, the State Meteorological Office reported severe weather conditions at 11 a.m. Saturday.
According to TCRS No. 3, winds of more than 121 kilometers per hour (km/h) up to 170 kilometers per hour can be expected, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagassa).
Pagasa reported that Typhoon Rolley was last seen 480 kilometers northeast of Virac, Catanduanes.
"The Rollie is full of constant maximum winds at 215 km/h near the center, gusts of up to 265 km/h and moves from west to southwest at 20 km/h.
TCWS No. 2 rises over the following areas:
The central and southern parts of Quezon (Mauban, Sampalok, Lukban, Candelaria, Dolores, Tiaong, San Antonio, Sariaya, Tayabas City, Lucena City, Pagbilao, Atimonan, Padre Burgos, Agdangan, Unisan, Plardel, Humaca, Pitogo, MacAlalelon, Luna General, Catanawan, Mulanet, San Francisco, San Andres, San Narciso, Buenavista, Lopez, Calaoag, Guinayangan, Tagqawayan, Quezon, Alabat, Perez) including the Polygon Islands.
Camarín del Norte
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Meanwhile, TCWS No. 1 is in the following areas:
The rest of Masbath
the rest of Quezon
Western Mindoro, including Lubang Island.
the southern part of Isabela (Aurora, Luna, Reina Mercedes, Nagilian, Benito Soliven, San Mariano, Palananá, Dinapige, San Guillermo, Echaga, San Agustín, Jones, Cordón, Ciudad de Santiago, Ramón, San Isidro, Angadanan, Alicia, Ciudad de Cahayan, Cabatuan, San Matteo)
Northern Samara (Tagapul An, Almagro, Santo Niño, Tarangna, Cattbalogan, Calbayog, Santa Margarita, Gandara, Pagsangan, San Jorge, Jiabong, Motiong, Paranas, San Jose de Bois, Matuginao)t
The northern part of Eastern Samara (Taft, Canavid, Dolores, Maslog, Jypapad, Arteche, Oras, San Pocarpo)
State meteorologists predict that by Sunday morning the center of the eye of the typhoon will be very close to Catanduanes, the islands of Calaghuas and very close to the mainland provinces of Camarin, and by Sunday noon - over the islands of Polillo and Quezon.
"Rollie is likely to remain in the typhoon category (185-205 km/h) by the time he reaches the Beacol area and goes ashore over Quezon. During his trip to Luzon, Rolley is expected to weaken significantly and appear as a strong tropical storm or a minor typhoon over the Western Philippine Sea," Pagassa said.
By early Sunday morning, Rollie will bring heavy and intense rains over Manila, the Bikol area, Calabarzon (Kavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon), Central Luzon, Marinduk and the northern areas of Western and Eastern Mindoro, according to the state's meteorological office.
Moderate and heavy rainfall will occur over the Cagayan Valley, the Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilokos Region, Romblon and the rest of Western and Eastern Mindoro, also thanks to Rollie, Pagas added.