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PAGASA: Typhoon “EGAY” Strikes Eastern Luzon

pagasa typhoon egay strikes eastern luzon

WEATHER UPDATE — According to the Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the center of the eye of Typhoon “EGAY” (DOKSURI) was estimated at 570 km East of Baler, Aurora with maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h near the center and gustiness up to 170 km/h accord to all available data.

The typhoon is currently moving Westward at 15km/h. In addition to the typhoon, Southwest monsoon is affecting Southern luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao which is directing from Southwest to Northeast. 

Weather Today – July 24, 2023

Bicol Region, mainland Cagayan, Isabela, and Northern Samar will be experiencing continuous rain and gusty winds caused by Typhoon Egay. There will be the possibility of flooding and landslides from the heavy rains. With the gale -force winds, there will be threat to lives and properties due to the strong winds. 

The rest of Eastern Visayas, the rest of Cagayan Valley, Quezon, and Aurora will have cloudy skies with rain showers and thunderstorms also caused by Typhoon Egay, which may affect the areas with flash floods or landslides during heavy rains. 

The rest of Visayas, MIMAROPA, Zamboanga Peninsula, Surigao del Norte, and Dinagat Islands weather conditions will mostly be cloudy skies with rain showers and thunderstorms caused by both Typhoon Egay and Southwest monsoon.

Metro Manila and the rest of the country will be cloudy with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms caused by the Southwest Monsoon and localized thunderstorms affecting areas with flash floods or landslides.

Eastern section of Luzon will experience strong winds from Northeast to Northwest with the coastal water conditions being rough (2.8 to 5.0) meters. Rest of Luzon will have moderate to strong winds with coastal water conditions being moderate to Rough. Rest of the country will have winds directing from Southwest to West with moderate to rough coastal water conditions. 

Majority of Northern and Northeastern Luzon will experience strong winds and flooding advisories. Due to the Typhoon Egay, strong wind warnings have been issued in several areas of Northern Luzon while there are a few flood warnings listed in Central Luzon.

Tropical Cylcone wind signals were issued in several areas. These areas have the possibility of life threatening forces that people need to take cautionary actions for:

  • Isabela
  • Catanduanes

– WhatALife!/Zain

Source: (PAGASA)

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