The low-pressure area (LPA) spotted east of Virac in Catanduanes has developed into a tropical depression Egay, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Saturday evening.

Pagasa said the LPA developed into a tropical depression around 8 p.m.

The Southwest Monsoon or Hanging Habagat will bring rains to Luzon and Visayas. In the next 24 hours, rains can be expected in Metro Manila, Mimaropa, Calabarzon, as well as in the provinces of Zambales and Bataan.

Pagasa said there is only a small chance of Egay making landfall.

“Egay,” the fifth storm to hit the country this year.

Pagasa will issue a severe weather bulletin alert at 11 p.m.

 

By Bohol Island News

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