Super Typhoon ‘Hagupit’ To Make Landfall In 48 hours

Corresponding to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the tropical depression outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) has intensified into a tropical storm with international name “Hagupit“.

“Hagupit” is packing maximum sustained winds of 75 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 90 kph. It is moving west-northwest and is fast approaching the country at 35 kph. Should it maintain its current speed and track, the storm will be inside the PAR by Thursday.

Super Typhoon 'Hagupit'  To Make Landfall In 48 hours

Super Typhoon 'Hagupit'  To Make Landfall In 48 hours

The list was disclosed during a meeting of  NDRRMC and PAGASA on Wednesday afternoon.

Alert Level C: rain of 10 to 20 mm/hr (heavy to intense), winds of 95 to 110 kph. Heavy damage to agriculture expected; travel by land and sea is dangerous. Some trees may be uprooted, moderate to heavy disruption of electrical power (44 areas)

Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Aklan
Albay
Antique
Biliran
Bohol
Bukidnon
Camarines Norte
Camarines Sur
Camiguin
Capiz
Catanduanes
Cebu
Compostela Valley
Davao del Norte
Davao Oriental
Dinagat Islands
Eastern Samar
Guimaras
Iloilo
Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Sur
Leyte
Marinduque
Masbate
Misamis Occidental
Misamis Oriental
Negros Occidental
Negros Oriental
Northern Samar
Occidental Mindoro
Oriental Mindoro
Palawan
Quezon
Romblon
Samar
Siquijor
Sorsogon
Southern Leyte
Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Zamboanga del Norte
Zamboanga del Sur

Alert Level B: rain of 5 to 10 mm/hr (moderate to heavy), winds of 30 to 60 kph; moderate damage to agriculture, travel by all types of sea vessels risky, travel by aircraft risky. Few large trees may be uprooted, some iron roofing may fall off (6 areas)

Batangas
Davao del Sur
Laguna
Maguindanao
North Cotabato
Zamboanga Sibugay

Alert Level A: rain of 5 to 10 mm/hr (moderate to heavy), winds of 30 to 45 kph (6 areas)

Camarines Sur
Cavite
Metro Manila
Rizal
Sultan Kudarat
Zamboanga City

UPDATE:

AREAS UNDER PUBLIC STORM WARNING SIGNAL NO. 1
Northern Samar
Eastern Samar
Samar
Biliran
Leyte
Southern Leyte
Surigao del Norte
Siargao Island
Surigao del Sur
Dinagat Province

The following areas have suspended classes in all levels:

DECEMBER 4-5
NORTHERN SAMAR
LEYTE
SOUTHERN LEYTE
CATBALOGAN, SAMAR
BILIRAN PROVINCE
TACLOBAN CITY

DECEMBER 5
CEBU
CULABA, BILIRAN

The following schools, colleges, and universities have also announced the suspension of classes:

-University of the Philippines Visayas (Tacloban) (Classes to resume December 11)
-Visayas State University (December 4 to 5)

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