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Typhoon Ambo Makes Landfall in Eastern Samar


First tropical cyclone of the year Ambo makes landfall in San Policarpio, Eastern Samar today. The typhoon has landed at 12:15pm today (May 14), according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration.

This puts the following areas under Signal #3:

Sorsogon, Albay, Ticao Island, Northern Samar, including norther portion of Eastern Samar (ipapad, Arteche, Maslog, Dolores, Oras, San Policarpio, Can-avid, Taft, Sulat, San Julian, Borongan City),and the northern portion of Samar (Calbayog City,Sta. Margarita,Gandara,Pagsanghan,San Jorge,Matuguinao,San Jose de Buan).

The following are under Signal #2:

Southern portion of Quezon (Pagbilao, Atimonan, Padre Burgos, Plaridel, Agdangan, Unisan, Gumaca, Pitogo, Macalelon, Lopez, Caluag, General Luna, Catanauan, Perez, Alabat, Tagkawayan, Guinayangan, Buenavista, San Narciso, Mulanay, San Andres, San Francisco), Biliran, and the rest of Samar and Eastern Samar.

The following are under Signal #3:

Aurora, southern portion of Nueva Ecija (General Mamerto Natividad, Palayan City, Cabanatuan, Santa Rosa, Jaen, San Isidro, San Antonio, Cabiao, Bongabon, Gabaldon, General Tinio, Laur, San Leonardo, Peñaranda, Gapan City), Bulacan, Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, the rest of Quezon, Romblon, Bataan, Pampanga, northern portion of Leyte (Calubian, San Isidro, Tabango, Villaba, Leyte, Kananga, Capoocan, Carigara, Barugo, San Miguel, Babatngon, Tunga, Jaro, Alangalang, Sta. Fe, Tacloban City, Palo, Pastrana, Dagami, Tabontabon, Tanauan, Tolosa, Ormoc City, Matag-ob, Palompon, Merida, Isabel, Albuera, Burauen, Julita, Dulag).

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