Tropical Storm “DINDO” has maintained its strength as it moves closer to Extreme Northern Luzon according to Phillipine Atmospheric, Geophysical & Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).At 4:00 pm today, the center of Typhoon Dindo was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 430 km east southeast of Casiguran, Aurora (15.9°N, 126.7°E) with maximum sustained winds of 75 kph and gustiness of up to 90 kph. It is forecast to move west northwest at 19 kph. Southwest Monsoon affecting Southern Luzon and Visayas.
On Thursday afternoon, Dindo is expected 190 km East Northeast of Tuguegarao, Cagayan and on Friday afternoon the typhoon is 210 km West Northwest of Basco, Batanes. On Saturday afternoon, 620 km Northwest of Basco, Batanes.
Meanwhile, public Storm Warning Signal has been raised to the following areas (as listed via PAGASA website):
Signal No. 2
Calayan Group of Islands
Babuyan Group of Islands
Batanes Group of Islands
Signal No. 1