Typhoon Rolly rapidly weakens into a tropical storm

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 1) – Typhoon Rolly rapidly weakens into a tropical storm while moving over the West Philippine Sea, according to the state weather bureau.

In its 11 p.m. weather bulletin, PAGASA said Rolly is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Tuesday morning.

As of 10 p.m., the center of the tropical storm was located 150 km west of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. It decreased its maximum sustained winds to 85 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 105 kph, from the previous 125 kph maximum sustained winds and gusts of up to 170 kph in PAGASA's 8 p.m. bulletin.

The typhoon made four landfalls on Sunday in the towns of Bato, Catanduanes; Tiwi, Albay; San Narciso, Quezon; and Lobo, Batangas.

All Tropical Cyclone Wind Signals in Visayas and Mindanao have been lifted.

Signal No. 2 is up over the western portion of Cavite (Naic, Indang, Mendez, Tagaytay City, Amadeo, Ternate, Maragondon, General Emilio Aguinaldo, Magallanes, Alfonso), the western portion of Batangas (Tingloy, Bauan, Mabini, San Luis, Santa Teresita, Taal, San Nicolas, Agoncillo, Laurel, Talisay, Calaca, Lemery, Tuy, Balayan, Nasugbu, Lian, Calatagan), and the northern portion of Occidental Mindoro (Abra de Ilog, Mamburao, Paluan) including Lubang Island.

Metro Manila leads the areas under Signal No. 1 along with the central portion of Occidental Mindoro (Sablayan, Santa Cruz), the northern portion of Oriental Mindoro (Victoria, Naujan, Calapan City, Baco, San Teodoro, Puerto Galera), the rest of Batangas, Laguna, the northern and western portion of Quezon (Sampaloc, Lucban, Sariaya, Lucena City, Tayabas City, Dolores, Candelaria, Tiaong, San Antonio, Real, General Nakar, Infanta), the rest of Cavite, Rizal, Bulacan, Pampanga, Bataan, and the southern portion of Zambales (San Marcelino, San Felipe, San Narciso, San Antonio, Castillejos, Subic, Olongapo City).

The National Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Council said power interruptions were reported in Laguna, Batangas, and Quezon.