LPA may develop into a tropical depression within 48 hrs – PAGASA

Marje Pelayo

MANILA, Philippines – State weather bureau PAGASA announced that the low-pressure area (LPA) being monitored inside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) is likely to develop into a tropical depression (TD) within the next 48 hours.

As of 10:00 a.m. Monday (June 24), the LPA was monitored within 760 km. east of Casiguran, Aurora.

According to its latest advisory, PAGASA said in case the LPA develops into a tropical depression while inside PAR it will be named ‘Dodong’.

Meanwhile, cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms will be experienced in several parts of the country including Metro Manila, Visayas, MIMAROPA, CALABARZON, Bicol Region, Zamboanga Peninsula, Zambales, Bataan, and Aurora due to the prevalence of the southwest monsoon or habagat.

“The public and disaster risk reduction and management offices concerned are advised to continue monitoring for updates to be incorporated in the public weather forecast at 4:00 PM today and 4:00 AM tomorrow,” PAGASA said.

The next weather advisory will be issued at 11:00 AM tomorrow.

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