LPA now tropical depression ‘Goring’; Signal #1 up in Batanes
Marje Pelayo • July 19, 2019 • 1900
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 low pressure area (LPA) east of Quezon Province has developed into tropical depression (TD) ‘Butchoy,’ according to the latest report of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
As of 4:00 pm on Thursday (June 11), PAGASA located the eye of TD Butchoy at 75 km Northwest of Daet, Camarines Norte.
It is moving West-Northwest at 20 kilometers per hour (km/h), packed with maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 55 km/h.
Thus, PAGASA raised Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (CWS) No. 1 over the following areas:
The southern portion of Aurora
The northern and central portion of Quezon
Under TCWS #1, winds of 30-60 km/h may be expected in at least 36 hours or intermittent rains may be expected within 36 hours.
TD Butchoy is forecast to cross Polillo Islands and make landfall over northern Quezon-southern Aurora area between tonight and tomorrow morning Friday (June 12).
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