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20 June 2011

Tropical Depresssion EGAY update as of 11:00 AM, June 20, 2011

Tropical Cyclone Warning: Tropical Depression "EGAY" Issued at 11:00 a.m., Monday, 20 June 2011
Tropical Depresssion "EGAY"has continued to moved away from the country.
Location of Center:
(as of 10:00 a.m.)
250 km Northwest of Aparri, Cagayan or
210 km West of Basco, Batanes 
Coordinates:20.1°N, 119.6°E
Strength:Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center
Movement:West Northwest at 17 kph 
Forecast Positions/Outlook:Monday Evening:400 km Northwest of Aparri, Cagayan or
370 km West of Basco Batanes
Areas Having Public Storm Warning Signal
PSWS #LuzonVisayasMindanao
Signal No. 1
(45-60 kph winds)
Babuyan Group of Is.
Batanes Group of Is.
Ilocos Norte
Public Storm Warning Signals elsewhere 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 Luzon and of Visayas.

Meanwhile a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated at 1020 km east of Southern Visayas (10.3N, 136.0E).

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 PM today and the hourly updates.