Typhoon Betty (International name Mawar) will continue to bring heavy rains across multiple provinces in North Luzon, the Philippine Astronomical, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported.
In its latest weather bulletin released on Sunday, May 28, 5 a.m., Pagasa raised warning to Batanes, Babuyan Islands, and the northern portion of Ilocos Norte and said that they may experience more than 200 mm of rainfall from Betty from Tuesday to Wednesday.
Several areas in Luzon were also placed under Tropical Storm Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 including Batanes and Cagayan including Babuyan Islands, Isabela, Apaya, Ilocos Norte, the northern and central portions of Abra (Tineg, Lacub, Lagayan, San Juan, Lagangilang, Licuan-Baay, Malibcong, Danglas, La Paz, Dolores, Tayum, Bucay, Sallapadan, Daguioman, Bucloc, Boliney), Kaling, the eastern and central portions of Mountain Province (Sadanga, Barlig, Natonin, Paracelis, Bontoc), eastern and central portions of Ifugao (Mayoyao, Aguinaldo, Alfonso Lista, Banaue, Hingyon, Lagawe, Lamut, Kiangan, Asipulo), northern and central portions of Aurora (Dilasag, Casiguran, Dinalungan, Dipaculao), Quirino and the northeastern portion of Nueva Vizcaya (Kasibu, Quezon, Solano, Bagabag, Diadi, Villaverde, Bayombong, Ambaguio).
“Minimal to minor impacts caused by strong winds are possible within any of the areas where Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 is currently in effect. Such conditions may begin tonight or tomorrow,” PAGASA said.
Betty will also enhance the southwest monsoon (habagat), PAGASA added.