Tropical depression Tonyo poised to exit, new LPA may intensify: PAGASA

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Posted at Nov 08 2020 02:37 PM | Updated as of Nov 08 2020 10:22 PM

Tropical depression Tonyo poised to exit, new LPA may intensify: PAGASA 1

MANILA (UPDATE) - State weather bureau PAGASA lifted all storm signals on Sunday afternoon as tropical depression Tonyo headsed towards the West Philippine Sea on its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

The country's 20th storm this year hit land in Batangas, Marinduque and Masbate between Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

It was last estimated 185 kilometers west of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro as of 4 p.m., moving southwest at 25 km per hour while packing maximum winds of 45 kph near the center and gusts of up to 55 kph, PAGASA said in its 5 p.m. weather bulletin.

Tonyo is forecast to intensify into tropical storm within the next 24 hours and is expected to leave the Philippine area of responsibility on Monday morning.

On Sunday, it will bring light to moderate with at times heavy rains over Ilocos region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Aurora, and Palawan including Calamian and Kalayaan Islands.

A low pressure area estimated 920 km east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur may develop into tropical depression Ulysses within the next 24 to 36 hours, PAGASA said.

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