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Batanes under Signal No. 1 as ‘Egay’ continues to affect PH

/ 07:39 PM June 30, 2019
 Pagasa map of Egay as of 5 pm

Track of Tropical Depression ‘Egay’ as of 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2019. (Map from PAGASA)

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) on Sunday raised Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 1 over the province of Batanes as Tropical Depression “Egay” continues to affect the country.

According to Pagasa’s 5 p.m. weather bulletin, Egay was located about 545 km east of Casiguran in Aurora as of 4 a.m., with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and a gustiness of up to 65 kph.

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Pagasa expects Egay to be 55 km east of Basco, Batanes by Monday afternoon and 450 km northwest of Basco, Batanes by Tuesday afternoon, outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR).

Meanwhile, Pagasa said the southwest monsoon, or habagat, would bring light to moderate rainfall over Metro Manila, Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan, Bulacan, Cavite, Batangas, Mindoro Provinces, Romblon, and Northern Palawan on Sunday night. Heavy rains can also be expected at times.

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Pagasa advises residents of affected areas, especially those living in areas considered high risk for flooding and landslides, to take precautions and coordinate with local authorities.

Egay is the fifth storm to hit the country this year, Pagasa said.

(Editor: Alexander T. Magno)

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