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PAGASA Weather Update: Active Low Pressure Area Now Tropical Depression Dindo

By on Jun 26, 2012 in Announcement, Asia, Weather, World Comments
Typhoon Dindo Satellite Pic

Tropical Depression Dindo location
as of 7:32 p.m., 26 June 2012

Image Credit: PAGASA / DOST

Update (June 27, 2012, 1:50pm): Bagyong Dindo Intensified, Public Storm Warning Signals Raised On Some Areas

The active low pressure area located at east of Virac, Catanduanes is now a tropical depression and was named “Dindo“, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) announced on its official website on 5:00pm today, June 26, 2012.

Tropical depression Dindo was located at 670 km east northeast of Virac, Catanduanes as of 4:00pm today. It moves west northwest at 19 kph. It has a maximum wind speed of 55 kph.

According to PAGASA, estimated rainfall amount is from 10 – 15 mmm per hour within the 400 km diameter of the tropical depression. Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are being advised not to venture out into the Eastern Seaboards of Luzon and Visayas due to big waves generated by the effect of Southwest Monsoon and the tropical depression.

No public storm warning signal was raised. Next bulletin of the tropical depression will be issued at 11:00pm today. The public and disaster coordinating councils are being advised by PAGASA to take appropriate actions.

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