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PAGASA: Bagyong Ruby Update for Dec. 5, Friday

The local weather bulletin posted as of 5 A.M today that Typhoon Ruby has slightly slowed down and gained strength while moving west northwest at 13 kilometers per hour (kph) towards Eastern Visayas.

PAGASA: Bagyong Ruby Update for Dec. 5, Friday

PAGASA weather forecaster Benison Estareja said that the typhoon is now expected to make landfall in the vicinity of Eastern Samar Saturday night or Sunday morning instead of Saturday afternoon, on radio DZMM.

Weather bureau PAGASA tweeted as of 8 A.M today that "Typhoon RUBY was located at 450km East of Borongan, Eastern Samar (11.7N, 129.6E)."

And today, PAGASA have been raised the public storm warning signals over 34 areas.

Storm warning signal number 1 (winds of 30-60 kph)

LUZON
Catanduanes
Albay
Camarines Norte
Camarines Sur
Burias Island
Romblon

VISAYAS
Capiz
Iloilo
Negros Oriental
Negros Occidental
Rest of Cebu
Siquijor
Bohol

MINDANAO
Misamis Oriental
Agusan del Sur
Camiguin Island

Public storm warning signal number 2 (winds of 61-100 kph)

LUZON
Sorsogon
Ticao Island
Masbate

VISAYAS
Northern Samar
Eastern Samar
Samar
Biliran
Leyte
Southern Leyte
Northern Cebu
Cebu City
Bantayan Island
Camotes Island

MINDANAO
Surigao del Sur
Agusan del Norte
Surigao del Norte
Dinagat Island
Siargao Island

PAGASA cleared the issues that even Typhoon Ruby has gaining strength, its still not yet reached the strength of Super Typhoon Yolanda.

Benison Estareja said, "Ang naging lakas ni Yolanda, 235 kph at 275 kph gustiness."

Typhoon Ruby was affected by a low pressure area in east of Japan and the northeast monsoon.

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