PAGASA Weather Forecast: Tropical Depression ‘Falcon’ Expected June 21 Tuesday

By on Jun 20, 2011 in Asia, Weather, World Comments
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According to the latest weather update by the Philippine, Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), a new low pressure area (LPA) near the Samar area may enter the Philippine area of responsibility on Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

In a DZMM radio interview on Monday morning, June 20, 2011, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary Graciano Yumul said that if the the new LPA becomes a tropical depression, it will be called ‘Falcon.’ The weather bureau expects ‘Falcon’ to be stronger than tropical depression ‘Egay.’

PAGASA expects tropical depression Egay to be out of the Philippine area of responsibility by 2 p.m. today.

Earlier report said that tropical depression Egay is 160 kilometers Northwest of Aparri, Cagayan or 130 kms Southwest of Basco, Batanes. Signal No. 1 is still up in Northern Cagayan, Calayan, Babuyan Group of Island, Batanes Group of Island, Apayao and Ilocos Norte.

PAGASA weather forecast a rainy week for the entire country as the LPA strengthens the southwest monsoon over Luzon and the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) over Mindanao.

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