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BREAKING: Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 1 up in parts of Samar

By: Rosalie O. Abatayo - Multimedia Reporter - CDN Digital | May 13,2020 - 06:44 AM

Satellite image of Tropical Storm Ambo as of 5:30 a.m. (Pagasa)

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal no. 1 has been hoisted over the northern portion of Eastern Samar and the eastern portion of Northern Samar on Wednesday morning, May 13, 2020, due to Tropical Storm Ambo.

Winds blowing from 30 to 60 kilometers per hour may be expected in these areas in the next 36 hours.

Northern portion of Eastern Samar:

  • Jipapad
  • Maslog
  • Arteche
  • San Policarpio
  • Oras
  • Dolores
  • Can-avid
  • Taft
  • Sulat,
  • San Julian
  • Borongan City

Eastern portion of Northern Samar

  • Lapinig
  • Gamay
  • Mapanas
  • Palapag
  • Laoang
  • Catubig
  • Las Navas

Pagasa warned the residents in these areas not to be complacent while the effects of the typhoon are not felt yet.

As of 3 a,m. today, the center of TS Ambo is still at sea some 410 km East of Borongan City. It is moving west-northwestward at 15 kph with maximum sustained winds of up to 85 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 105 kph. / dcb

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