May 27, 2024

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Paeng enters PH territory, seen to develop as a typhoon – PAGASA

PH weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA) today reported that the low pressure area they are monitoring had entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and most probably wil transform into a typhoon in the next few days.

PAGASA said that as of yesterday, the forming storm was last seen some 700 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur. “If it indeed strengthens and becomes a Typhoon Paeng as projected, it has a high possibility of making a landfall

Based on PAGASA’s monitoring, the LPA that is embedded in the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) has two possible tracks. The state weather bureau said that the potential typhoon may make a landfall either in Eastern Visayas or Northern Luzon. But in the meantime, PAGASA said that it has yet to affect the country, while the northeast monsoon is being felt mostly in the Northern Luzon provinces.

PAGASA forecast that for the next three days, Metro Manila and Baguio City will experience fair weather conditions with a chance of isolated rains.

Meanwhile, the entire Bicol Region will have a good weather outlook tomorrow, but will be cloudy with scattered rains and thunderstorms by Wednesday and Thursday due to the incoming low pressure area.

To finish, the state weather bureau said that most parts of the Visayas are expected to be cloudy with scattered rains on Tuesday and Thursday, while Mindanao will have a fair weather, Tuesday and Wednesday. On Thursday, the Mindanao region will have cloudy, scattered rains and thunderstorms.