Typhoon ‘Frank’ maintains strength; 90 km southeast of Metro

Inquirer.net

MANILA, Philippines–(UPDATE) Typhoon Frank (international code name: Fengshen) has maintained its strength and its eye was located 90 kilometers southeast of Metro Manila (13.9°N 121.5°E) in the latest bulletin issued by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the state weather bureau.

In its 5 a.m. update, Pagasa said Frank was forecast to move north northwest at 15 kilometers per hour and had maximum winds of 120 kph and gustiness of up to 150 kph.

Public Storm Signal No. 3 (100-185 kph winds) remains hoisted in Metro Manila and in the following areas:

Oriental Mindoro
Occidental Mindoro
Lubang Island
Marinduque
Batangas
Laguna
Cavite
Rizal
Quezon Province
Polillo Island
Southern Aurora
Nueva Ecija
Bulacan
Pampanga
Tarlac
Pangasinan
Zambales
Bataan

Public Storm Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds) has been posted in the following areas:

Calamian Group of Islands
Romblon
Camarines Norte
Rest of Aurora
Quirino
Nueva Vizcaya
Benguet
La Union

Public Storm Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph winds) is up in these areas:

Northern Palawan
Burias Island
Albay
Camarines Sur
Southern Isabela
Ifugao
Mountain Province
Ilocos Sur
Aklan
Capiz
Antique

By Monday morning, Frank is expected to be 70 kilometers northwest of Baguio City and 260 kilometers west southwest of Basco, Batanes by Tuesday. By Wednesday, it is expected to be 330 kilometers northwest of Basco, Batanes.

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