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Signal No. 4 hoisted in northern Babuyan Islands as Goring slightly intensifies
Signal No. 4 hoisted in northern Babuyan Islands as Goring slightly intensifies
Signal No. 4 hoisted in northern Babuyan Islands as Goring slightly intensifies
by Christhel Cuazon29 August 2023
Photo courtesy: PAGASA

Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 4 has been hoisted in the northeast portion of the Babuyan Islands as Typhoon Goring slightly intensifies while moving west-northwestward, the state weather bureau PAGASA said Tuesday.

In its 5 PM weather bulletin, PAGASA said TCWS No. 3 is still up in the following areas:

  • The southern portion of Batanes (Sabtang, Uyugan, Ivana, Mahatao, Basco)
  • the rest of Babuyan Islands

Several areas were also placed under TCWS No. 2:

  • The northeastern portion of mainland Cagayan (Santa Ana, Gonzaga, Santa Praxedes, Claveria, Sanchez-Mira, Pamplona, Abulug, Ballesteros, Aparri, Buguey, Camalaniugan, Santa Teresita, Allacapan, Lal-Lo, Lasam, Gattaran, Baggao, Peñablanca)
  • The rest of Batanes
  • the northern portion of Ilocos Norte (Pagudpud, Adams, Bangui, Dumalneg)
  • the northern portion of Apayao (Calanasan, Luna, Santa Marcela, Flora, Pudtol)

TCWS No. 1, meanwhile, was hoisted in the following areas:

  • The northern and eastern portion of Isabela (Dinapigue, San Mariano, Ilagan City, Tumauini, San Pablo, Cabagan, Maconacon, Divilacan, Palanan, Santa Maria, Santo Tomas, Quezon, Delfin Albano)
  • the rest of Ilocos Norte
  • the rest of Cagayan
  • the rest of Apayao
  • northern portion of Abra (Tineg, Lagayan, Lacub, Malibcong)
  • northern portion of Kalinga (Balbalan, Pinukpuk, Rizal, City of Tabuk)


PAGASA said the center of Goring was last seen at 165 km East of Calayan, Cagayan with maximum sustained winds of 165 km/h near the center, gustiness of up to 205 km/h, and central pressure of 945 hPa. It is currently moving West Northwestward at 10 km/h.

The enhanced Southwest Monsoon will continue to bring gusty conditions over the following areas not under any wind signal such as Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Metro Manila, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, Visayas, Dinagat Islands, Camiguin, and most of Zamboanga Peninsula.
According to the state weather bureau, Goring is expected to follow a mainly northwestward or west-northwestward path across the Luzon Strait from today until it exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) tomorrow evening or Thursday morning.

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