Lando: 6 north Luzon provinces under signal no. 2

Rappler.com
The storm continues with its slow movement through northern Luzon

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
  • Apayao
  • Abra
  • Batanes
  • Northern Cagayan including the Calayan and Babuyan islands

Meanwhile, these areas are under signal number 1:

  • La Union
  • Pangasinan
  • Benguet
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Ifugao
  • Mountain Province
  • Kalinga
  • Isabela
  • 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

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