Pagasa confirmed that the epicenter of typhoon Pepito landed at 9:00 pm on the San Ildefonso Peninsula in Casiguran, Aurora (16.0 ° N, 122.0 ° E).
According to the residents, it was only around 5:00 pm that the wind and rain were felt.
The office of the provincial risk reduction council reported that they experienced from moderate to heavy rainfall.
It is said that by 10:00 pm, the rain almost subsided.
As of this writing no floods have been reported in the area.
Evacuation was recorded in some coastal areas but it was only minimized.
Pagasa, on the other hand, pointed out that the wind speed reached 75 kph near the center and there was a gust of up to 90 kph when “Pepito” made a landfall in the said area.
Among the areas under tropical cyclone wind signal No. 2
are La Union, Pangasinan, Ifugao, Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Aurora, southern portion of Isabela, southern portion of Ilocos Sur, northern portion of Zambales, northern portion of Bulacan, Pampanga and Polilio Islands.
The areas under signal number 1 are Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Bataan, Metro Manila, Rizal, other parts of the northern portion of Quezon, parts of Ilocos Sur, parts of Isabela, other parts of Pampanga. , other parts of Bulacan as well as other parts of Zambales.