7 provinces under Signal No. 1 due to ‘Ramon’

By Bohol Island News Staff | 12:31 PM November 13, 2019

“Ramon” is now intensified into a tropical storm, the state weather bureau said Wednesday.

In its 11 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 1 was raised over seven provinces.

TWCS No. 1 is now hoisted over Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, Catanduanes, Eastern Samar and Northern Samar.

According to the state weather bureau, Ramon was last spotted at 385 kilometers northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar or 450 kilometers east of Catarman, Northern Samar.

Ramon is packing maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center, and gustiness of up to 80 kph.

Light to moderate with occasional heavy rain may be experienced over some provinces.

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