Tropical Depression ‘Jenny’ maintained its strength as it moves towards Central Luzon while Signal No. 1 has been raised over 29 areas on Tuesday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration is the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (PAGASA).
The following are the areas under Signal No. 1 and may experience 30 to 60 kph winds within 36 hours:
- Nueva Vizcaya
- Mountain Province
- Ilocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
- La Union
- Nueva Ecija
- Metro Manila
- northern portion of Quezon including Polillo Islands
- Camarines Norte
- northeastern portion of Camarines Sur
PAGASA reported that Jenny was last seen 440 kilometers east of Daet, Camarines Norte with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph and 70 kph gusts.
Meanwhile, the tropical depression is most likely to make its landfall in Aurora between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
On the other hand, Bicol region, Samar Provinces, Quezon, Rizal, Bulacan, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Aurora, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Isabela and Cagayan, will experience intermittent to frequent moderate to heavy rains until Tuesday night, PAGASA said.
The state weather bureau also added that Jenny will bring light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Metro Manila, and the rest of Luzon and Visayas, as well as the regions of Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, and Bangsamoro.
Jenny came immediately after Ineng, the tropical storm from last week which brought a huge damage to agriculture and infrastructure in Luzon amounting to P589 million.
On Thursday morning, PAGASA said Jenny is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility if it continues moving west at 25 kph.