Weather to clear up Wednesday as ‘Tisoy’ nears exit

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 3) – Expect fair weather starting Wednesday as Typhoon “Tisoy” nears its exit from the country, weather officials said.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Wednesday morning, Tisoy will leave the country as early as Wednesday evening or Thursday morning but the weather will already improve before that time.

“Generally good weather or improving weather sa Luzon kasama Metro Manila lalo na ‘yung naapektuhan ng bagyong Tisoy,” said weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio.

Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal Number 3 is still up in the areas of Abra de Ilog, Looc, Lubang, Mamburao, Paluan, including Lubang Island in northern Occidental Mindoro. Winds strong enough to bring heavy damage to high-risk structures and blow down large trees may batter these areas.

Signal No. 2 is also up in the following places:

- Oriental Mindoro

- Batangas

- the rest of Occidental Mindoro

- Cavite

- Laguna

- Rizal

- Bataan

- Metro Manila

- southern Bulacan

- southern Pampanga

- Calamian Islands

- western Quezon

Winds here may bring moderate damage to high-risk structures and trees.

Meanwhile, southern Nueva Ecija, northern portion of Palawan, Tarlac, northern and central portions of Quezon, western Romblon, Marinduque, rest of Zambales, rest of Pampanga, rest of Bulacan and northwestern Antique are under Signal No. 1.Winds may bring light damage to high-risk structures and small trees.

PAGASA said expect light to moderate with occasional heavy rains Wednesday over Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Region, Aurora and Quezon. Light to moderate rains with intermittent rainshowers during thunderstorms are also expected over Metro Manila and the rest of Central Luzon and CALABARZON.

Tisoy was last seen 180 kilometers West of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro carrying maximum sustained winds at 120 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph.