MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Tisoy (internationally known as Kammuri) hits Sorsogon on Monday night, as per reports of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).
At 11:00 p.m, it made its landfall in Gubat, Sorsogon.
As of 11 p.m bulletin of Pagasa, Tisoy had maximum sustained winds of up to 175 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 240 kph while moving its way westward at 15 kph.
The eyewall of the typhoon brings “violent winds and intense to torrential rainfall” over Northern Samar, Catanduanes, Albay, Camarines Sur, and Sorsogon.
Moreover, Camarines Norte and Masbate are expected to feel its intensity within the next two to three hours.
Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3, 2, and 1 were raised in some areas. Winds blow from 121 to 170 kph and expected in 18 hours.
Frequent to continuous heavy to intense rains are expected over the Bicol Region, Northern Samar, Southern Quezon, Marinduque, and Romblon between Monday night and Tuesday noon.
The areas of Samar, Eastern Samar, Rizal, the rest of Quezon, Laguna, and Oriental Mindoro are expected to experience occasional to frequent heavy rains.
Meanwhile, Metro Manila, Occidental Mindoro, the rest of Calabarzon, Aurora, the rest of Eastern Visayas, and the eastern portions of Cagayan and Isabela are likewise expecting intermittent heavy rains.