(UPDATE) Typhoon Ulysses (Vamco) left the landmass of Luzon on Thursday morning and was moving further away, state weather bureau PAGASA said after the storm triggered floodsn that reminded some Marikina resiudents of Typhoon Ondoy (Ketsana) in 2009.
Until Thursday night, PAGASA said moderate to heavy will prevail over the Cordillera Administrative Region, the eastern portions of Cagayan and Isabela, Zambales, Bataan, Aurora, Cavite, the western portion of Batangas, and Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Island.
Light to moderate with at times heavy rains will meanwhile prevail over Western Visayas, Samar Provinces, Metro Manila, and the rest of Luzon.
The public is warned of flooding, possible landslides, and lahar flow in select areas.
A storm surge warning remains in effect too. PAGASA said there is a minimal to moderate risk of storm surge of up to one meter over the coastal areas of Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Bulacan, and Metro Manila.
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As of 1 p.m., PAGASA said the eye of Ulysses was spotted at 140 km West of Iba, Zambales. It packs maximum sustained winds of 130 kph and gusts of up to 160 kph.
Ulysses is moving westward at 35 kph and is forecast to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Friday morning.
The following tropical cyclone warning signals are hoisted over these areas as of Thursday morning:
Storm Signal No. 2 (61-120 km/h winds prevailing or expected in 24 hours)
The western portion of Pangasinan (Bayambang, Bautista, Alcala, Santo Tomas, Malasiqui, Santa Barbara, Mangaldan, Dagupan City, Basista, San Carlos City, Calasiao, Binmaley, Urbiztondo, Mangatarem, Aguilar, Bugallon, Lingayen, Labrador, Infanta, Mabini, Sual, Dasol, Burgos, Alaminos City, Agno, Bani, Bolinao, Anda), Zambales, Bataan, Tarlac, Pampanga, the southwestern portion of Bulacan (Baliuag, Bustos, San Jose del Monte City, Santa Maria, Marilao, Pandi, Meycauayan City, Bocaue, Balagtas, Plaridel, Obando, Bulacan, Guiguinto, Malolos City, Pulilan, Calumpit, Paombong, Hagonoy), Metro Manila, Cavite, the southwestern portion of Batangas (Talisay, San Nicolas, Laurel, Agoncillo, Taal, Santa Teresita, San Luis, Bauan, Mabini, Alitagtag, Lemery, Calaca, Balayan, Tuy, Nasugbu, Lian, Calatagan, Tingloy), and the northwestern portion of Occidental Mindoro (Paluan, Abra de Ilog) including Lubang Island.
Storm Signal No. 1 (30-60 km/h winds prevailing or expected in 36 hours)
The southern portion of Ilocos Sur (Magsingal, Santo Domingo, San Ildefonso, San Vicente, Bantay, Santa Catalina, Vigan City, Caoayan, Santa, Narvacan, Nagbukel, Santa Maria, Burgos, San Esteban, San Emilio, Quirino, Cervantes, Alilem, Sugpon, Suyo, Sigay, Gregorio Del Pilar, Salcedo, Santa Cruz, Tagudin, Santa Lucia, Galimuyod, Candon City, Banayoyo, Santiago, Lidlidda), La Union, the rest of Pangasinan, the southwestern portion of Abra (Tubo, Luba, Villaviciosa, Pilar, Manabo, San Isidro, Bangued, Pidigan, Langiden, San Quintin), the western portion of Mountain Province (Bontoc, Sadanga, Sagada, Sabangan, Bauko, Tadian, Besao), the western portion of Ifugao (Lagawe, Banaue, Hingyon, Hungduan, Tinoc, Asipulo, Lamut, Kiangan), Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, the southern portion of Aurora (Maria Aurora, Baler, San Luis, Dingalan), Nueva Ecija, the rest of Bulacan, the northern and western portions of Quezon (Lucena City, Pagbilao, Sariaya, Candelaria, Tiaong, San Antonio, Dolores, Tayabas City, Lucban, Mauban, Sampaloc, Real, General Nakar, Infanta), Rizal, Laguna, the rest of Batangas, the northwestern portion of Oriental Mindoro (Puerto Galera, San Teodoro, Baco, Calapan City, Naujan) , and the rest of northern portion of Occidental Mindoro (Santa Cruz, Mamburao)
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