More areas under signal no. 2 following typhoon Ramon

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More areas were placed under wind signal no.2 on Monday morning following tropical Storm Ramon which is maintaining its strength ahead of landfall, the state weather bureau said.

Wind signal no. 2, which warns of 61 to 120 kph wind speeds within 24 hours, was declared over the following areas:

– Cagayan (including Babuyan Islands)

– Northern portion of Isabela (Sta. Maria, San Pablo, Maconacon, Cabagan, Sto. Tomas, Quezon, Delfin Albano, Tumauini, and Divilacan)

– Apayao

– Kalinga

– Northern portion of Ilocos Norte (Pagudpud, Burgos, Bangui, Dumalneg and Adams)

The following areas remain under wind signal no. 1 and may experience wind speeds of 30 to 60 kph in the next 36 hours:

– Batanes

– Ilocos Sur

– Abra

– Mountain Province

– Ifugao

– Northern Aurora (Dilasag, Casiguran, and Dinalungan)

– The rest of Isabela

– The rest of Ilocos Norte

Furthermore, PAGASA said that it is expected to make landfall over Northern Cagayan on Monday night or Tuesday morning.

The unlikely weather will bring light to moderate rains with occasional heavy rains over eastern portions of Cagayan and Isabela, the agency added.

Lastly, PAGASA reminded fishermen of risky sea travel over the seaboards of areas under the tropical cyclone wind signals.