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LPA off Catanduanes now a tropical depression – Pagasa

/ 08:49 PM June 29, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The low-pressure area (LPA) spotted east of Virac in Catanduanes has developed into a tropical depression, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Saturday evening.

Pagasa said the LPA developed into a tropical depression around 8 p.m.

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Pagasa will issue a severe weather bulletin alert at 11 p.m.

In its earlier bulletin, Pagasa said the tropical depression would be named “Egay,” the fifth storm to hit the country this year.

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The tropical depression is not expected, however, to make landfall.

(Editor: Alexander T. Magno)

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