PAGASA: Brace for 'stormy' Sunday due to Typhoon Karen

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Filipinos should brace for a "stormy" weather on Sunday due to the onslaught of Typhoon Karen, according to state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

PAGASA said "Karen" has made landfall over Baler, Aurora early Sunday, and is now in the vicinity of Nueva Vizcaya.

In its 11 a.m. advisory, PAGASA said Typhoon Karen has weakened while crossing the rugged terrain of Central Luzon. The Typhoon Karen expected to exit the landmass of the country via Pangasinan Sunday morning.

Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 400 km diameter of the typhoon.

As of 7:00 a.m. Sunday, the eye of Typhoon Karen was located in Binalonan, Pangasinan. The typhoon is packing maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 220 kph.

Signal No. 3 has been raised over Pangasinan, Northern Zambales, Tarlac, La Union, and Benguet.

Signal No. 2 is hoisted over Ilocos Sur, Southern Isabela, Mt Province, Ifugao, Zambales, Pampanga, Bulacan, Bataan, Rizal, Metro Manila, Quezon, and Camarines Norte.

Meanwhile. Signal No. 1 is up over Ilocos Norte, Abra, Kalinga, Rest of Isabela, Southern Apayao, Southern Cagayan, Oriental Mindoro, Cavite, Batangas, Laguna, Marinduque, and Camarines Sur.

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