LPA off Catanduanes now tropical depression Egay: PAGASA


Posted at Jun 29 2019 09:16 PM | Updated as of Jun 30 2019 01:23 AM

MANILA (UPDATE)—The low pressure area spotted off Catanduanes has developed into Tropical Depression Egay on Saturday night, the state weather bureau said.

As of 11 p.m., PAGASA said Egay was last located 870 kilometers east of Daet, Camarines Norte with maximum winds of 55 km per hour and gusts of up to 65 kph.

It continues to move northwest and has a low chance of making landfall, according to PAGASA weather specialist Meno Mendoza.

The southwest monsoon, meanwhile, will continue to bring rains to Metro Manila, Ilocos region, Mimaropa, Cagayan, Batanes, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, Antique, and Aklan on Saturday night.

The following areas will continue to experience monsoon rains on Sunday: Metro Manila, Ilocos region, Cordillera, Mimaropa, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, Masbate, Antique, and Aklan.

PAGASA advised residents at risk of flooding and landslides to exercise caution and continue monitoring for weather updates.

The state weather bureau will release its next severe weather bulletin at 5 a.m. Sunday.