LAST STORM OF 2012? Tropical depression 'Quinta' approaches northern Mindanao and Visayas. Satellite image at 5.30 am courtesy of PAGASA
Tropical depression Quinta was upgraded into a tropical storm as it continues to move towards eastern Visayas on Christmas Day. Weather bureau PAGASA raised public storm signal No. 2 (61-100 km/h winds expected in the next 24 hours) over the following areas: Eastern Samar, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Dinagat, Siargao Island. The tropical storm is moving West at 19 km/h and by Wednesday morning will be in the vicinity of Coron, Palawan.