PAGASA: LPA Less Likely to Develop Into a Tropical Depression
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has issued a weather advisory at 11:00 AM today (Thursday), January 21, 2021; informing the public that the Tail-End of a Frontal System is affecting the eastern sections of Northern and Central Luzon.
Meanwhile, PAGASA has also given an update on the Low Pressure Area (LPA), stating that it was estimated at 190 km South Southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan at 10:00 AM today. But PAGASA added that “the disturbance is less likely to develop into a tropical depression.”
The next weather advisory is to be issued by PAGASA at 11:00 AM tomorrow (Friday), January 22, 2021. This is unless an intermediate advisory is released. Below are more details on today’s weather advisory.
Hazards Affecting Land Areas
Moderate to Heavy Rains with at Time Intense Rains
In the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rains with at times intense rains over the following areas:
- The eastern portion of mainland Cagayan
- The northern and central portions of Aurora
Moderate to Heavy Rains
Furthermore, moderate to heavy rains are to be expected over the following areas:
- The rest of Cagayan Valley
- The rest of Aurora
Light to Moderate with at Times Heavy Rains
Light to moderate with at times heavy rains over the following areas:
- Cordillera Administrative Region
- Nueva Ecija
- The northern portion of Quezon including Polillo Islands
- The southern portion of Palawan including Balabac Island
Flooding, Including Flashfloods
PAGASA also warned those who are in areas susceptible heavy rainfall that flooding may occur.
“Flooding, including flashfloods, and rain-induced landslides may occur during heavy or prolonged periods of rainfall, especially in areas identified to be highly or very highly susceptible to these hazards…” stated the administration in their advisory.
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Source: PAGASA, PAGASA| Weather Advisory No. 15