Typhoon “Rosita” maintained its strength and continues to move Westward towards Northern Luzon

MANILA – – Typhoon “Rosita” has maintained its strength as it continues to move Westward with a maximum sustained winds of 200kilometer per hour(kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 245kph.

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Service Administration(PAGASA) said Rosita was located based on all available data at 1,065 East of Aparri, Cagayan. It is still moving west at 20 kph.

Moderate to heavy rains directly associated with the typhoon is expected over Northern and Central Luzon starting on Monday evening, October 29. Also, in Monday evening, Signal No. 1 could be raised in Metro Manila.

While strong to very strong winds are also expected to affect the Eastern Eastern section and Central Luzon beginning Tuesday morning, October 30.

Then, on Tuesday afternoon, Rosita is expected to landfall over Cagayan- Isabela.

PAGASA warned that sea travel is risky over the Northern and Eastern seaboard of Luzon and seaboard of Samar province. Valerine Fay Paculan/Northbound Philippines News