LPA off Luzon now ‘Emong’

MANILA-- The low pressure area spotted east of Luzon has developed into tropical depression 'Emong', state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Sunday.

In its weather advisory, PAGASA said 'Emong' was spotted at 765 km east of Tuguegarao, Cagayan with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph.

The tropical depression is forecast to move northwest at 30 kph.

So far, 'Emong' does not pose threat to any part of the country.

For Sunday's forecast, cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms will prevail over the regions of Western Visayas, Negros Island, Caraga, Davao and Soccksargen.

Meanwhile, Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rains or thunderstorms.

Moderate to occasionally strong winds coming from the northeast to north will prevail over northern and central Luzon and coming from the southwest to west over the rest of the country, PAGASA said.

Coastal waters throughout the country, meanwhile, will be slight to moderate.

Source: Philippines News Agency

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