Typhoon Emong reportedly made its landfall at about 7PM Thursday in Bolinao, Pangasinan.
It is expected to sweep Cordillera mountain provinces before hitting Cagayan. PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration) hoisted Storm Signal No. 3 over Pangasinan, Zambales, Tarlac, Nueva Vizcaya, La Union, Ilocos Sur, Benguet, Ifugao, Mountain Province, Kalinga, Apayao, Abra, and Ilocos Norte.
Storm Signal No. 2 over Bataan, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Aurora, Quirino, Isabela, Cagayan, Babuyan Group of Islands, and Batanes.
Storm Signal No. 1 remained over Metro Manila and the Southern Tagalog.