Typhoon Ruby (international name Hagupit) slightly weakened Sunday morning after making landfall but it remains a dangerous tropical cyclone, state weather bureau PAGASA said.
PAGASA, in its 5 a.m. bulletin on the typhoon, said Ruby is now packing 10-minute maximum sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour and 190kph gusts.
Its center was last seen near Catbalogan City, Samar and moving west-northwest at 15 kph.
The typhoon is forecast to be 55 km southeast of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro Monday morning.
Ruby is expected to make its second landfall over Masbate Sunday morning and bring strong winds, storm surges of up to 3 meters high, and heavy to torrential rainfall.
STORM WARNING SIGNALS
Storm signal number 3 has been hoisted over the following areas. These areas should expect winds of 101 to 185 kph in at least 18 hours.
Signal number 2 (winds of 61 to 100 kph in at least 24 hours) is up over the following areas:
Semirara Grp. of Islands
Signal number 1 (winds of 30 to 60 kph in at least 36 hours) remains up over the following areas:
Rest of Quezon
Calamian Group of Islands
Rest of Antique
Rest of Iloilo
Rest of Cebu
Surigao del Norte
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