Super Typhoon Ompong to Hit Tip of Luzon

The Super Typhoon Ompong or Mangkhut is now a Signal Number 3. It is raising awareness in Isabela, which maintained its strength before dawn on Friday, September 14, while still threatening Northern Luzon. Although Negros Oriental and Dumaguete City are hundreds of kilometers away, ferry schedules are still canceled for the safety of all.

Super Typhoon Ompong

In a bulletin issued 5 am today Friday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Ompong is already 655 kilometers east of Infanta, Quezon, moving west-northwest at 20 kilometers per hour (km/h). The typhoon continues to have maximum winds of 205 km/h and gustiness of up to 255 km/h. Even if PAGASA does not yet classify Ompong as a super typhoon, it remains to be a powerful tropical cyclone with a huge diameter of 900 kilometers.

Ferry Schedules in Dumaguete City

Most fast crafts and shipping lines will not sail today due to rough seas and hard rain. Check out the Dumaguete Ferry Schedule and Contact your fast craft or shipping line company here!

Here is a list of the warning signals around the Philippines:

Signal No. 3:

  • Isabela

Signal No. 2:

  • Batanes
  • Cagayan including Babuyan Group of Islands
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Sur
  • Apayao
  • Abra
  • Kalinga
  • Mountain Province
  • Ifugao
  • La Union
  • Benguet
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  •  Quirino
  • Pangasinan
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Aurora
  • Tarlac

Signal No. 1:

  • Pampanga
  • Bataan
  • Zambales
  • Bulacan
  •  Rizal
  • Metro Manila
  • Cavite
  • Batangas
  • Laguna
  • Quezon including Polillo Island
  • northern of Occidental Mindoro
  • northern of Oriental Mindoro
  • Masbate
  • Marinduque
  • Camarines Norte
  • Camarines Sur
  • Catanduanes
  •  Albay
  • Sorsogon
  • Burias and Ticao islands
  • Northern Samar

Other areas of the Philippines may experience from slight to heavy rain & clouds.

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