Typhoon Ruby (international name Hagupit) weakened as it crosses Sibuyan Sea but is expected to make a third landfall over northern Mindoro today, state weather bureau PAGASA said.
According to its 5 a.m. weather advisory, Ruby spotted was 110 kms northwest of Masbate City or at 50 kms northeast of Romblon, Romblon at 4 a.m. today, moving west-northwest at 10 kph.
It now packs maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, and gusts of up to 150 kph.
Metro Manila is placed under public storm warning Signal No. 2. Strong winds and heavy rains are expected when the typhoon passes close to metropolis between 6-8 p.m. Monday, PAGASA said.
Areas under Signal No. 3:
Areas under Signal No. 2:
Calamian Grp. of Islands Bulacan
Areas under Signal No. 1:
Ruby is expected to be 60 km west-northwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro by Tuesday morning and leave the Philippine area of responsibility Thursday.