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The low pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) intensified into a tropical depression at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 26.
It has been given the local name Jenny.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has yet to raise tropical cyclone wind signals over possible affected areas.
The state weather bureau will begin issuing Severe Weather Bulletins at 5 p.m today.
Meanwhile, the southwest monsoon or habagat will continue to bring light to moderate and at times heavy rains to southern Luzon and Visayas, Pagasa earlier said.
Residents of Visayas can also expect light to moderate rains Monday.
Its thunderstorm advisory at 1:48 p.m. on Monday, moderate to heavy rains with ligthning and strong winds are expected over Candijay, Anda, Guindulman, Sierra Bullones, Carmen, Duero and nearby areas within 1 to 2 hours.
All are advised to take precautionary measures against the impacts associated with these hazards which inclde flashfloods and landslides, Pagasa added.