As of writing this weather news update, Tropical Depression Quinta has slowed down while approaching Coron, Palawan, according to PAGASA. All public storm warning signal now lowered.

Tropical Depression Quinta Update December 27, 2012
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PAGASA Weather Bulletin as of 5:00, " the center of Tropical Depression "QUINTA" was estimated based on all available data at 40 km Southwest of Coron, Palawan (11.7°N, 119.9°E) with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph. It is forecast to move west at 17 kph. Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon."

PAGASA forecaster Manny Mendoza said in an interview on dzBB radio, "Ito'y bumagal habang papalapit sa Coron ... Ang Metro Manila umaambon, may kaunting epekto ang bagyo dahil kaulapan ni Quinta at northeast monsoon may combined effect sa Metro Manila."

Areas under Storm Signal No. 1 listed below:

Occidental Mindoro
Northern Palawan
Calamian Group of Islands
Cuyo Island

Meanwhile, PAGASA alerted residents living in low lying and mountainous areas under public storm warning signal #1 against possible flashfloods and landslides.

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