Manila, Misamis now under storm warning from Yolanda

Due to an increase in super typhoon Yolanda's strength, state weather forecasters late Thursday decided to raise Storm Signal No. 1 in the Philippine capital and other Western areas of the country.

Super typhoon Yolanda continues to gain strength as it nears the Philippines, PAGASA said in its 8:00 PM Thursday weather bulletin.

The storm's maximum sustained winds increased to 225 kph near its center, with gustiness of up to 260 kph. Yolanda is forecast to move west northwest at 39 kph.

This has prompted PAGASA to raise Storm Signal No. 1 over parts of Luzon and Mindanao, including Metro Manila and Misamis Oriental.

Public storm signals as of 8:00 PM were:

Signal No. 4: VISAYAS: Eastern Samar, Samar, Leyte, Southern Leyte Biliran Province, extreme Northern Cebu including Bantayan Island, Capiz, Aklan, Northern Antique

Signal No. 3: LUZON: Masbate, Ticao Island, Sorsogon, Romblon and Calamian Group of Islands VISAYAS: Rest of Antique, Iloilo, Guimaras, Northern Negros Occidental, Northern Negros Oriental, Northern Cebu including Cebu City, NRN Samar, and Bohol MINDANAO: Siargao Island and Dinagat Province

Signal No. 2:

LUZON: Mindoro Provinces, Marinduque, Albay, Extreme Northern Palawan and Burias Island VISAYAS: Rest of Negros Occidental, Rest of Negros Oriental, Siquijor and Rest of Cebu

MINDANAO: Camiguin, Surigao Del Norte, Surigao Del Sur and Agusan del Norte

Signal No. 1: LUZON: Metro Manila, Bataan, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Southern Quezon, Laguna, Rizal, Cavite, Batangas, Lubang Island and Rest of Northern Palawan including Puerto Princesa MINDANAO: Misamis Oriental and Agusan del Sur

— Kim Luces/TJD, GMA News

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