Babuyan Islands

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Ba·bu·yan Islands

 (bä′bo͞o-yän′)
An island group of the Philippines that is separated from the northern coast of Luzon by the narrow Babuyan Channel. The group's five main islands include Babuyan Island in the northeast.
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Ba•bu•yan′ Is′lands

(ˌbɑ buˈyɑn)
n.pl.
a group of islands in the Philippines, N of Luzon. 225 sq. mi. (580 sq. km).
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Affected areas include Batanes, Babuyan Island and the Ilocos region.
Residents of Batanes, Babuyan Islands, Ilocos region and Cordillera Administrative Region may still experience occasional gusty conditions due to the southwest monsoon.
Pagasa said Liwayway will bring light to moderate with intermittent heavy rain over Batanes and the Babuyan Group of Islands between Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon.
The provinces of Northern Isabela, Cagayan (including Babuyan Islands) and Batanes remained under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No.
The US Geological Survey said that the magnitude-5.7 earthquake hit the Babuyan Islands region off the country's mountainous north.
But residents of Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands may still experience occasional gusts due to the southwest monsoon boosted by "Liwayway." The typhoon was last spotted 305 kilometers northeast of Basco, Batanes.
weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Batanes and Babuyan Islands may still experience light to heavy rainfall due to the southwest monsoon until Thursday morning.
1 has been lifted over Batanes but the province, along with Babuyan Islands, will experience occasional gusty winds due to the southwest monsoon (Habagat).
Tropical cyclone "Falcon" (international name "Danas") intensified into a storm Tuesday afternoon, ahead of its close approach or landfall over Batanes or Babuyan islands on Wednesday
Between Wednesday and Thursday, residents of Batanes and Babuyan islands will experience light to moderate with intermittent heavy due to "Liwayway." The southwest monsoon, which is affecting the western portions of Luzon and Visayas, will bring scattered light to moderate with at times heavy rainshowers during thunderstorms over Ilocos region, Cordillera Administrative Region and Central Luzon.