- A tropical depression has strengthened and became a tropical storm, which was given the name “Ramon”
- The storm has slowly been moving west, carrying winds of up to 55 kph
- Certain places in the country that is in the storm’s direct path, or somewhere near it, has declared that classes are suspended in their area
Manila, Philippines – Only a couple of weeks after tropical storm Quiel has hit the country, another storm has formed. Coming from a tropical depression, it has evolved into a typhoon and was given the name “Ramon.”
“Ramon” has given the rest of the country a cloudy weather, but those in the Bicol region have experienced light to moderate rains with heavy rainfall, as well as Samar. Parts of Quezon had light to moderate rainfall.
Typhoon “Ramon” has been reported to have winds of up to 55 Kph and gusts of up to 70 Kph. It is slowly moving west and is forecasted to go up to northern Luzon by November 17.
Signal No. 2 is currently announced for Catanduanes, while Signal No. 1 is for Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, Eastern Samar, and Northern Samar.
Places that have announced that classes are suspended for November 14 are the following:
- Albay (all levels)
- Camarines Norte (all levels)
- Virac, Catanduanes (all levels)
- Caramoan, Camarines Sur (all levels)
- Naga City, Camarines Sur (all levels)
Rainfall is still expected in areas such as Cagayan, Isabela, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Catanduanes. The rest of the country may experience cloudy skies with occasional rainfall.
According to weather forecasts, it is predicted that the center of typhoon “Ramon” will hit Kabugao, Apayao, by Sunday afternoon.
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