Pagasa update tropical depression Enteng

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The low pressure area east of Aurora has developed into Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported, Saturday morning.

The Low Pressure Area (LPA) developed into Tropical Depression (TD) Enteng at 2:00 AM today. On the forecast track, Enteng will track generally northward throughout the forecast period and will remain far from the Philippine landmass. It is forecast to move near or over the southern islands of the Ryukyu archipelago and exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility tomorrow afternoon.

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At 4:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression Enteng was estimated based on all available data at 375 km Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes (16.3 °N, 126.3 °E ).

According to its severe weather bulletin issued at 05:00 am, Enteng is moving Northward at 10 km/h with maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 55 km/h.

Additional intensification remains likely over the next two days. Enteng is forecast to reach tropical storm category by tomorrow morning.

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No Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal is currently in effect.

tropical depression Enteng

Today, TD ENTENG will bring scattered light to moderate with at times heavy rains over Bicol Region and Eastern Visayas. The Southwest Monsoon enhanced by TD ENTENG will bring monsoon rains over Zambales, Bataan, Mindoro Provinces, Romblon, and Northern Palawan (including Calamian, Cuyo, and Kalayaan Islands) and occasional rains over Pangasinan, the rest of Central Luzon, Metro Manila, CALABARZON, the rest of MIMAROPA, and the rest of Visayas.

Tomorrow, the enhanced Southwest Monsoon may bring monsoon rains over Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan, Bulacan, Metro Manila, Cavite, Mindoro Provinces, Calamian Islands, and Kalayaan Islands, and occasional rains over the rest of Luzon and Western Visayas.
Flooding and rain-induced landslide may occur during heavy or prolonged rainfall especially in areas that are highly or very highly susceptible to these hazards.

The public and local disaster risk reduction and management offices concerned are advised to monitor the Rainfall/Thunderstorm Advisories and Heavy Rainfall Warnings from PAGASA Regional Services Divisions and take appropriate measures.

Forecast Position

  • 24 Hour(Tomorrow morning): 430 km East Northeast of Basco, Batanes(21.6°N, 125.9°E)
  • 48 Hour(Monday morning):1,065 km North Northeast of Extreme Northern Luzon( 29.2°N, 126.3°E)

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