Typhoon Ursula Maintains Strength, Heads to Southern Masbate-Northeastern Panay

Typhoon Ursula maintains its strength as it heads towards Southern Masbate – Northeastern Panay in the Philippines on Christmas Eve, according to the weather bulletin issued by the state weather agency at 11 PM Tuesday.

The eye of Typhoon Ursula was located based on all available data including Guiuan, Mactan, Bohol, and Iloilo Doppler Radars in the vicinity of Calubian, Leyte, moving west northwest at 25 kph with maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 200 kph.

As of 11PM, placed under Tropical Cyclone wind signals are the following:

Signal Number 3

Luzon

  • Masbate including Ticao Islandand Romblon

Visayas

  • Northern Samar
  • Samar
  • Eastern Samar
  • Biliran
  • Leyte
  • extreme Northern Cebu including Bantayan and Camotes Islands (Daanbantayan,
    Medellin, Bogo City, Tabogon, San Remigio, Bantayan, Sta. Fe, Madridejos, San Francisco, Poro, Tudela, Pilar)
  • Capiz
  • Aklan
  • northern Antique (Libertad, Pandan, Sebaste, Culasi, Tibiao)
  • and northeastern Iloilo (Lemery, Sara, Concepcion, San Dionisio, Batad, Estancia, Balasan,
    Carles)

Signal Number 2

Luzon

  • Southern portion of Quezon (Mulanay, San Narciso, San Andres, San Francisco)
  • Marinduque
  • Oriental Mindoro
  • Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Island
  • Albay
  • Sorsogon
  • Burias Island
  • Calamian and Cuyo Islands

Visayas

  • Southern Leyte
  • the rest of Northern Cebu (Tabuelan, Borbon, Tuburan, Sogod, Catmon, Carmen, Asturias)
  • Central Cebu (Danao City, Balamban, Compostela, Liloan, Consolacion, Mandaue City, Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Cordova, Talisay, Minglanilla, Naga City, San Fernando, Carcar City, Aloguinsan, Pinamungahan, Toledo City)
  • the rest of northern Iloilo (Barotac Viejo, San Rafael, Passi City, Bingawan, Calinog, Lambunao, DueƱas, San Enrique, Banate, Anilao, Dingle, Barotac Nuevo, Pototan, Mina, Badiangan, Janiuay)
  • central Antique (Barbaza, Laua-an, Bugasong, Patnongon, Valderrama)
  • and northern Negros Occidental (Talisay, Silay City, Enrique B. Magalona, Victorias City, Manapla, Cadiz City, Sagay City, Escalante City, Toboso, Calatrava)

Signal Number 1

Luzon

  • Bulacan
  • Bataan
  • Metro Manila
  • Rizal
  • Cavite
  • the rest of Quezon
  • Laguna
  • Batangas
  • Camarines Sur
  • Camarines Norte
  • Catanduanes
  • northern mainland Palawan (Linapacan, El Nido, Taytay, Araceli, Dumaran, San Vicente,
    Roxas)

Visayas

  • Rest of Cebu
  • Bohol
  • Siquijor
  • the rest of Antique
  • the rest of Iloilo
  • Guimaras
  • the rest of Negros Occidental
  • Negros Oriental
  • Mindanao
  • Dinagat Islands
  • Surigao del Norte including Siargao and Bucas Grande Islands
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