LPA now tropical depression ‘Goring’; Signal #1 up in Batanes
Marje Pelayo • July 19, 2019 • 2125
MANILA, Philippines — The new low pressure area (LPA) monitored north of the country has developed into a tropical depression on Friday (July 19) and has been named ‘Goring’.
As of 10:00 a.m. on Friday (July 19), state weather service PAGASA monitored the weather disturbance at 190 km North Northwest of Basco, Batanes and is moving northeast at a speed of 30 kph with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph near the center and gusts of up to 60 kph.
Tropical cyclone wind signal (TCWS) No. 1 is now hoisted over Batanes.
PAGASA advised that sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Batanes as well as in the seaboards of Northern Luzon, and the western seaboard of Central Luzon.
“Goring” may exit the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Friday evening or early morning Saturday.
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said it would be rainy today (June 21) in Luzon as the southwest monsoon or habagat continues to prevail over the region.
Specifically, the weather system is affecting areas of MIMAROPA, Western Visayas, and the provinces of Zambales and Bataan where cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms is being experienced,
Meanwhile, Metro Manila and the rest of the country are also experiencing the effects of Habagat along with localized thunderstorms which bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers.
Weather authorities advice the general public to be prepared as these conditions may possibly cause flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains and in some areas due to severe thunderstorms.
MANILA, Philippines — State weather agency PAGASA forecasts prevailing rains over Luzon due to the effects of the southwest monsoon or habagat.
As of Tuesday (June 15), cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will continue to affect the entire Ilocos Region.
This may cause flash floods and landslides in areas susceptible to these hazards due to moderate to at times heavy rains.
Meanwhile, the combined effects of habagat and localized thunderstorms continue to bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms in Metro Manila and the rest of the country.
These conditions are expected to cause possible flash floods or landslides due to severe thunderstorms thus, residents are advised to take precautionary measures against these hazards.
PAGASA has not seen any brewing storm or weather disturbance to date, though rains will prevail due to the onset of the rainy season.
MANILA, Philippines — Since it is the onset of the rainy season, wet days are expected across the country.
According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the southwest monsoon is now affecting Luzon and Western Visayas.
Specifically, Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon as well as Western Visayas will continue to experience cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms which may possibly cause flash floods or landslides due to moderate or at times heavy rains.
Meanwhile, the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) is affecting the rest of the country bringing partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms. .
These conditions may cause flash floods or landslides due to severe thunderstorms in areas susceptible to these hazards.
PAGASA advises the public to closely monitor weather updates through the agency’s official website and social media accounts.
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