Quinta exits PH, new tropical depression to enter Wednesday or Thursday

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 27) – Typhoon Quinta (international name: Molave) has exited Philippine territory but another weather disturbance may enter the country by Wednesday evening or Thursday morning.

According to PAGASA's 11 p.m. bulletin, the tropical depression was located 2,025 kilometers east of Central Luzon with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 70 kph.

The tropical depression, which will be named Rolly once it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility, is expected to intensify into a tropical storm in the next 48 hours.

No areas in the country are currently under a Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal.

The outer circulation of Typhoon Quinta may still bring light to moderate with at times heavy rains over Western Visayas, Batanes, Babuyan Islands, Cagayan, Isabela, Aurora, Occidental Mindoro, Palawan including Calamian, Cuyo, and Kalayaan Islands, Zamboanga Peninsula, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi until Wednesday morning.

Occasional gusts may also be felt in Kalayaan Islands, the rest of Palawan including Calamian and Cuyo Islands, and the coastal areas of Occidental Mindoro, Bataan, and Zambales until Wednesday.

As of 10 p.m., Quinta was spotted 400 kilometers northwest of Pagasa Island, Palawan with maximum sustained winds of 155 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 190 kph.

Typhoon Quinta left the PAR at 8 a.m. on Tuesday and will make landfall in Central Vietnam on Wednesday morning.