Typhoon Ruby update: Signal no. 1 in Iloilo

In the latest weather advisory issued at 5:00AM of Friday, December 5, PAGASA has declared Iloilo under public storm signal number 1 as Typhoon Ruby continues to move west northwest towards Eastern Visayas.

As of 4:00AM, the location of the center of the cyclone is at 500 kilometers of East Borongan, Eastern Samar. The maximum sustained winds is at 215 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 250 kph, and is expected to move West Northwest at 13 kph.

The estimated rainfall amount is from 7.5 – 20 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 700 km diameter of the typhoon.

Public Storm Signal Warning

Signal No. 2

  • Sorsogon
  • Ticao Island
  • Masbate
  • Northern Samar
  • Eastern Samar
  • Samar
  • Biliran
  • Leyte
  • Southern Leyte
  • Northern Cebu
  • Cebu City
  • Bantayan Island
  • Camotes Island
  • Surigao del Sur
  • Agusan del Norte
  • Surigao del Norte
  • Dinagat Island
  • Siargao Island

Signal No. 1

  • Catanduanes
  • Albay
  • Camarines Norte
  • Camarines Sur
  • Burias Island
  • Romblon
  • Capiz
  • Iloilo
  • Negros Oriental
  • Negros Occidental
  • Rest of Cebu
  • Siquijor
  • Bohol
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Camiguin Island

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next weather bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.

Iloilo City CDRRMC has previously requested that the City Council convene today to declare the Iloilo City under the state of imminent danger in preparation for Typhoon Ruby.

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