Heavy rain alert in Luzon parts due to Typhoon Egay | Inquirer News

Heavy rain alert in Luzon parts due to Typhoon Egay

By: - Reporter / @FArgosinoINQ
/ 12:39 PM July 26, 2023

MANILA, Philippines — Heavy rainfall alert has been raised in some provinces of Luzon due to the effects of Typhoon Egay (international name: Doksuri), according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

According to its 11 a.m. heavy rainfall update, Pagasa said some provinces within the region were placed under “red,” “orange,” and “yellow” warnings, which means flooding and landslides may occur, especially in low-lying areas.

The state weather bureau said a red warning is raised when rainfall reaches 30 millimeters (mm) to 65 mm, orange when rain is between 15 mm and 30 mm, and yellow when rainfall ranges from 7.5 mm and 15 mm.


Below is the list of provinces under heavy rainfall alert as reported by Pagasa:


Red warning

  • Babuyan Group of Islands
  • Batanes
  • Northern Cagayan (Sta. Ana, Gonzaga, Abulug, Buguey, Sta. Teresita, Aparri, Camalaniugan, Ballesteros, Lal-lo, Gattaran, Allacapan, Pamplona, SanchezMira, Claveria, Sta. Praxedes)
  • Abra
  • Apayao
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Northern Ilocos Sur (Sinait, Cabugao, San Juan, Magsingal, Sto. Domingo, San Vicente, Santa Catalina, Bantay, Vigan City, Caoayan, Santa, Narvacan, Nagbukel, Sta. Maria, San Esteban, Burgos)
  • Benguet
  • La Union

Orange warning

  • The rest of Ilocos Sur
  • Pangasinan
  • Kalinga
  • MountainProvince
  • Ifugao
  • The rest of Cagayan

Yellow warning

  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Western Isabela (Sta. Maria, Cabagan, Sto. Tomas, Quezon, Delfin Albano, Tumauini, Mallig, Quirino, Roxas, San Manuel, Burgos, Gamu, Reina Mercedes, Naguillian, Aurora, Luna, Cabatuan, San Mateo, Alicia, Angadanan, San Isidro, Ramon, Santiago City, Cordon, Echague, Jones, San Agustin, San Guillermo)

Based on its cyclone bulletin, Pagasa said that Egay made its second landfall over Dalupiri Island in Aparri, Cagayan, around 10 a.m., moving southwestward at 15 kilometers per hour (kph).

The typhoon is carrying maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center and gusts of up to 240 kph, the state weather bureau said.



Typhoon Egay makes a second landfall in Aparri, Cagayan – Pagasa

Over 180,000 impacted by Typhoon Egay, habagat combination— NDRRMC

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