MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Dodong is expected to move out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this weekend, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.
According to its 8 a.m. weather report Friday, Dodong is expected to move to the west or west-northwest of northern Luzon and cut through waters west of the Ilocos region.
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“Thereafter, Dodong will move generally northwestward over the West Philippine Sea until it exits the PAR tomorrow or Sunday,” the state weather service said.
The center of Dodong was near Lasam, Cagayan, with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph gusting to 75 kph.
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Pagasa reduced the number of areas under the wind signal of Tropical Cyclone No.1 from 16 to 12.
These areas are Cagayan, Isabela, Apayao, Kalinga, Abra, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Benguet, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and the northern part of Pangasinan.
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Pagasa said the areas under Signal No. 1 may experience 39-61 kph winds for at least 36 hours or intermittent rain during the Dodong attack.
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