‘ Typhoon Ambo’ to unleash ‘destructive winds, heavy rains’ after 6th landfall in the Philippines

Typhoon Ambo has maintained its strength after making its sixth landfall Friday morning, said state weather bureau PAGASA.

The first storm of 2020 made its sixth landfall over San Andres, Quezon at 7:45 a.m., packing maximum sustained winds of 125 kilometers per hour and 165 kph gusts, said PAGASA.

Ambo “is bringing destructive winds and heavy to intense rainfall over Bondoc Peninsula in Southern Quezon and Burias Island,” said the weather bureau.

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Moderate to heavy with at times intense rains hit Bicol Region, Quezon, Aurora, Marinduque, Laguna, Rizal, Metro Manila, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, and Quirino, PAGASA said.

The following areas were placed under signal no. 3, where winds may blow off roofs made of medium strength materials such as timber and galvanized iron:

  • Western portion of Camarines Sur (Del Gallego, Ragay, Lupi, Sipocot, Cabusao, Libmanan, Pamplona, Pasacao, San Fernando, Minalabac, Bula, Balatan)
  • Extreme western portion of Camarines Norte (Santa Elena) Burias Island
  • Marinduque
  • Eastern portion of Quezon (Polillo, Infanta, Real, Mauban, Pagbilao, Sampaloc, eastern Tayabas, Atimonan, Padre Burgos, Agdangan, Plaridel, Unisan, Gumaca, Pitogo, Perez, Alabat, Quezon, Tagkawayan, Calauag, Lopez, Macalelon, General Luna, Catanauan, Buenavista, Guinayangan, Mulanay, San Narciso, San Andres, San Francisco)
  • Eastern portion of Laguna (Santa Maria, Famy, Siniloan, Pangil, Pakil, Mabitac, Paete, Kalayaan, Lumban, Cavinti)

Signal no. 2, where winds of 61 to 120 kph may damage poorly constructed signs/billboards and down wooden or old electric posts, was hoisted over the following areas:

  • Southeastern portion of Pangasinan (Mangatarem, Urbiztondo, Bayambang, Bautista, Basista, Malasiqui, Alcala, Sto. Tomas, Urdaneta, Villasis, Rosales, Asingan, Sta. Maria, Balungao, Umingan, San Quintin, Tayug, San Manuel, San Nicolas, Natividad)
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Quirino
  • Aurora
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Tarlac
  • Pampanga
  • Bulacan
  • Metro Manila
  • Rizal
  • Cavite
  • Batangas
  • Rest of Laguna
  • Rest of Quezon
  • Western portion of Masbate (Balud, Mandaon, Aroroy, Baleno, Masbate City, Mobo, Uson, Milagros) including Ticao Island
  • Rest of Camarines Norte
  • Rest of Camarines Sur
  • Albay
  • Sorsogon
  • Southern portion of Catanduanes (San Andres, Virac, Bato)
  • Eastern portion of Romblon (Banton, Corcuera, Calatrava, San Agustin, Romblon, Magdiwang, San Fernando, Cajidiocan)


Signal no. 1 was raised in the following areas, where rice crops may suffer significant damage and some banana plants may be tilted:
 

  • Cagayan including Babuyan Islands
  • Isabela
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Sur
  • La Union
  • the rest of Pangasinan
  • Apayao
  • Kalinga
  • Abra
  • Mountain Province
  • Ifugao
  • Benguet
  • Zambales
  • Bataan
  • Oriental Mindoro
  • Occidental Mindoro
  • Rest of Catanduanes
  • Rest of Masbate
  • Rest of Romblon
  • Extreme northeastern portion of Capiz (Pilar, Panay, Roxas, Ivisan), Northeastern portion of Iloilo (Carles, Balasan, Estancia, Batad)
  • Western portion of Northern Samar (San Vicente, Capul, San Antonio, Allen, Victoria, San Isidro, Biri, Lavezares, Rosario, San Jose)

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