Typhoon signals lifted as Amang weakens into LPA


Posted at Jan 21 2019 09:03 PM

MANILA - State weather bureau PAGASA has lifted all tropical cyclone warning signals as tropical depression Amang weakened into a low pressure area Monday afternoon.

Amang weakened into a LPA as of 5 p.m.

Amang, the country's first storm this year, was spotted at 85 kilometers east of Catarman, Northern Samar as of 7 p.m., PAGASA said in its latest weather bulletin.

Despite this development, PAGASA said light to moderate rains were still expected over Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, and Northern Samar within the next 24 hours.

These areas may also experience periods of heavy rainfall, the weather bureau said.

Amang made landfall in Siargao Island on Sunday night, but authorities have yet to receive any report of significant damage or casualty as of early Monday.

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