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19 June 2011

Tropical Depresssion EGAY update as of 11:00 AM, June 19, 2011

Tropical Depresssion "EGAY" has maintained its strength and direction as it threatens Cagayan area.
Location of Center:
(as of 10:00 a.m.)
170 km East Northeast of Casiguran, Aurora or at
230 km Southeast of Aparri, Cagayan
Coordinates:17.2°N, 123.8°E
Strength:Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center
Movement:Northwest at 17 kph 
Forecast Positions/Outlook:Monday morning:130 km Northwest of Aparri, Cagayan or
120 km North of Laoag City
Tuesday morning:410 km Northwest of Basco, Batanes or at
240 km West of Southern Taiwan
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS #LuzonVisayasMindanao
Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)
Nueva Vizcaya
Mt. Province
Babuyan Group of Islands
Batanes Group of Islands
Ilocos Norte

Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere are now lowered.

Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signal # 1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides.

TD EGAY is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon and will bring rains over the Western section of Central and of Southern Luzon and of Visayas.

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 5 p.m. today and the hourly updates.