LPA off Catanduanes expected to develop into storm

/ 08:16 PM June 29, 2019

Public Weather Forecast Issued at 4:00 PM June 29, 2019


Public Weather Forecast Issued at 4:00 PM June 29, 2019DOST-PAGASA Weather Specialist: Ana Clauren

Dost_pagasa 发布于 2019年6月29日周六


MANILA, Philippines — The low-pressure area (LPA) spotted east of Virac in Catanduanes is expected to develop into a storm in the next 24 hours, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Saturday afternoon.

According to Pagasa’s weather bulletin, once the LPA develops into a storm, it will be called Tropical Depression “Egay” and will be the fifth storm to hit the country this year.

Egay, however, is not expected to make landfall.

Meanwhile, Pagasa said the southwest monsoon, or “habagat,” would continue affecting the country, bringing rain to Luzon and parts of Visayas.

Rainy weather due to the southwest monsoon is expected in Metro Manila, Mimaropa (Mindoro, Masbate, Romblon, Palawan), Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon), Zambales, and Bataan.

The public is advised to take be alert for possible flash floods and landslides.

(Editor: Alexander T. Magno)


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