The Philippine Astronomical, Geophysical, and Atmospherical Services Administration reported that they are closely monitoring Typhoon Kiko which can possibly turn into a super typhoon.
In its latest weather bulletin, Pagasa reported that Kiko (international name Chantu) is currently located 670 kilometers east of Baler Aurora. It has a maximum sustained winds of 185 km/h near the center and the gustiness of up to 230 km/h.
The weather agency is also looking to the possibility of it turning into a super typhoon.
“Beginning tomorrow evening, heavy to intense with at times torrential rains due to the typhoon may be experienced over Cagayan including Babuyan Islands, and northern Isabela, while moderate to heavy with at times intense rains may also be experienced over Batanes and the rest of Isabela,” Pagasa announced.
As of present, Pagasa has placed Cagayan, Babuyan Islands, and some parts of Isabela under Signal No. 1.