Florita PH Typhoon Signal As of 5:00 P.M Today, August 23



PAGASA releases Florita PH typhoon signal today, August 23, as of 5:00 PM.

FLORITA PH TYPHOON SIGNAL – Severe tropical storm Florita affects several areas and here are raised signal numbers.

On Tuesday (August 23, 2022), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. And as of the 5:00 PM bulletin from the weather state bureau, several areas have received raised signal numbers due to severe tropical storm Florita.

Pagasa weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio expressed, “Lumakas na po ang bagyong Florita, from tropical storm category, ngayon po ay naging severe tropical storm category. Kasalukuyan, malaking bahagi ng ating bansa, lalo na sa Luzon at Visayas, ay nakakaranas ng maulap na kalangitan na may pag-ulan dahil sa bagyo at sa habagat.” 

Tropical cyclone wind raised over the following areas:

SIGNAL NUMBER 1

  • La Union
  • Eastern portion of Pangasinan (Umingan, San Fabian, Sison, Pozorrubio, San Jacinto, Laoac, Binalonan, San Manuel, Asingan, Tayug, Santa Maria, San Quintin, Natividad, San Nicolas)
  • Benguet
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Quirino
  • Northern portion of Nueva Ecija (Carranglan, Lupao, San Jose city, Pantabangan)
  • Northern and central portions of Aurora (Maria Aurora, Dipaculao, Dinalungan, Casiguran, Dilasag)

SIGNAL NUMBER 2

  • Ifugao
  • Mountain Province
  • Kalinga
  • Abra
  • Ilocos Sur
  • The rest of Babuyan Islands

SIGNAL NUMBER 3

  • Ilocos Norte
  • Apayao
  • Southern portion of Babuyan Islands (Camiguin Is., Fuga Is., Dalupiri Is.)
  • Mainland Cagayan

The center was estimated to be in the vicinity of Kabugao, Apayao, and is moving northwestward at 20 km/h. It has maximum sustained winds of 100 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 125 km/h.

The severe tropical storm is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday morning (August 24).

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