Tropical Storm Falcon makes landfall

Tropical Storm Falcon has made landfall over Gattaran, Cagayan early Wednesday morning, PAGASA reported.

The weather bureau reported that Falcon made landfall at 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

As of 10 p.m., Falcon was estimate at 195 kilometers east southeast of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan with maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour near the center, gustiness of up to 80 kph and moving westward at 25 kph.

Tropical Cyclone Warning System (TCWS) No. 2 is raised over Batanes and northeastern portion of Cagayan including Babuyan Group of Islands.

TCWS No. 1 is raised over the rest of Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Abra, Apayao, Kalinga, Isabela, Mountain Province, Ifugao, northern portion of Aurora, northern portion of Nueva Vizcaya, and northern portion of Quirino.

Falcon is expected to closely approach or make landfall over Babuyan-Batanes area on Wednesday afternoon or evening and may exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Source: BAP, GMA News

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