Egay weakens; Ilocos Norte remains under Signal 3 | Inquirer News

Egay weakens; Ilocos Norte remains under Signal 3

/ 11:50 PM July 26, 2023

Egay further weakens, but Ilocos Norte still under Signal No. 3

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Egay (international name: Doksuri) further weakened as it moved over the waters of Batanes, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its Wednesday night bulletin.

The center of Egay was estimated to be 120 km west-northwest of Calayan, Cagayan, with maximum sustained winds of 155 kph and a gustiness reaching 190 kph.


The typhoon’s current wind and gustiness are now weaker than previously reported wind strength of 165 kph and gustiness of 230 kph.


Egay may exit the Philippine area of responsibility on Thursday morning.

The northwestern portion of Ilocos Norte is under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 3, under which winds greater than 89 kilometers per hour (kph) to up to 117 kph could be expected in at least 18 hours.

The following areas are under Signal No. 2, under which of greater than 62 kph and up to 88 kph may be expected in at least 24 hours:

Cagayan including Babuyan Islands




The rest of Ilocos Norte


northern and central Ilocos Sur: Gregorio del Pilar, Magsingal, San Esteban, Banayoyo, Burgos, City of Candon, Santa Lucia, Santiago, San Vicente, Santa Catalina, Lidlidda, Nagbukel, Sinait, Suyo, Sigay, San Ildefonso, Galimuyod, Quirino, City of Vigan, San Emilio, Cabugao, Caoayan, San Juan, Santa, Bantay, Santo Domingo, Santa Cruz, Santa Maria, Narvacan, Salcedo, Tagudin, Cervantes

 western Mountain Province: Besao, Sagada, Bontoc, Sadanga, Tadian, Sabangan, Bauko


Following are the areas under Signal No. 1, under which winds of 39-61 kph or intermittent rains may be expected within 36 hours:


rest of Mountain Province





La Union

Nueva Vizcaya

rest of Ilocos Sur



Nueva Ecija



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