The affected areas are Catanduanes, raising storm signal no. 3; Storm signal no. 2 over Cagayan, Isabela, Aurora, Quirino, Northern Quezon (including Polillo Island), Camarines Norte, and Camarines Sur; Signal no. 1 over Calayan and Babuyan groups of islands, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mt. Province, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Benguet, La Union, Pangasinan, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Bulacan, Laguna, Batangas, Cavite, Rizal, the rest of Quezon, Marinduque, Albay, Burias Island, Sorsogon, and Metro Manila. This is from the news of Philippines Star today. Pres. Arroyo also declared RP under the State of Calamity today, again based on the news of Philippine Star.
I am still hoping that things will not extend to its worst. That up to the last minute, Pepeng will make a 360 degrees turn around and spare this country of mine.
Till my next entry and take care of your selves.