Typhoon “Paeng” has entered the country yesterday, with the state weather bureau warning the storm could affect the extreme Northern Luzon, particularly Batanes Island and the Babuyan group of island, by Friday.
“Paeng” was spotted at 1,290 kilometers east of Tuguegarao City,
Cagayan, packing maximum sustained winds of 125 kms per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 155 km/h.
It was moving west at 20 km/h.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said “Paeng” will not make landfall.
However, tropical cyclone warning signals could be raised in extreme Northern Luzon as early as Thursday, September 27.