MANILA, Philippines – Several areas in northern Luzon continue to be under storm signals as Severe Tropical Storm Lando (Koppu) continues to make its way through the region Tuesday, October 20.
As of 4 am Tuesday, Lando’s center was located 130 km northwest of Laoag City, with maximum sustained winds of 95 km/h near the center and gusts of up to 12 km/h.
These areas are under public storm warning signal number 2:
- Ilocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
- Northern Cagayan including the Calayan and Babuyan islands
Meanwhile, these areas are under signal number 1:
- La Union
- Nueva Vizcaya
- Mountain Province
- The rest of Cagayan
Storm warning signals elsewhere have been lowered.
The storm continues with its slow pace through the region, moving northeast at a speed of 5 km/h.
It is forecast to stay within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) until the weekend.
The next bulletin on Lando will be issued at 11 am. – Rappler.com