‘Isang’ to stay within PAR till weekend | Inquirer News

‘Isang’ to stay within PAR till weekend

/ 05:20 AM August 20, 2021
Tropical Depression Isang

Source: Pagasa / DOST

Tropical Depression “Isang” picked up speed on Thursday but remained far from the Philippine landmass, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

As of 4 p.m. on Thursday, its center was estimated at 1,280 kilometers east of northern Luzon.

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According to Pagasa, it maintained its strength despite accelerating, blowing winds of up to 45 km per hour and gusts of up to 55 kph.

Isang moved toward the west-northwest direction at 30 kph and remained unlikely to directly affect the weather condition in the country.

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However, it is expected to stay within the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) until the weekend, before finally exiting by Sunday. —JHESSET O. ENANO

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