'Goring' weakens into LPA


Posted at Jul 20 2019 02:11 AM

MANILA - Tropical depression "Goring" has weakened into a low-pressure area (LPA), the state weather bureau said Friday.

The weather disturbance was last spotted 545 kilometers (km) north northeast of Basco, Batanes.

The Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal over parts of the country has been lowered, PAGASA said.

Moderate to heavy rains will prevail over Batanes while light to moderate, and at times heavy rains, will be experienced over Ilocos Region and Babuyan Group of Islands.

Residents in the affected areas, especially those living in areas identified to be at risk of flooding and landslides, are advised to take precautionary measures.

Sea travel is risky, however, over the northern and western seaboards of Northern Luzon and the western seaboard of Central Luzon, the weather agency said.