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Typhoon Egay Continues to Batter Northern Luzon with Heavy Rains as it Exits PAR

Northern Luzon is currently experiencing heavy rainfall as Typhoon Egay lashes its way through. As forecasted by PAGASA, rainfall ranging from 50-100 mm is expected to affect areas such as Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, as well as the western regions of Abra and Benguet.

Typhoon Egay Location, Movement and Strength

Based on the 5:00 AM update provided by PAGASA, the eye center of Typhoon Egay was positioned approximately 195 km West of Basco, Batanes, with the coordinates being 20.2 °N, 120.1 °E. The typhoon is charting a course towards the West Northwest at a speed of 15km/hr. Its maximum sustained winds have been recorded at 150 km/h near the center, with gusts reaching up to a staggering 185 km/h.

Forecasted Movement of Typhoon Egay:

  • July 27, 2023, 02:00 PM: 265 km West of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)
  • July 28, 2023, 02:00 AM: 415 km Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)
  • July 28, 2023, 02:00 PM: 655 km Northwest of Itbayat, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)
  • July 29, 2023, 02:00 AM: 970 km North Northwest of Extreme Northern Luzon (OUTSIDE PAR)

Areas currently under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 2 are:

  • Batanes
  • Cagayan including Babuyan Islands
  • Apayao
  • Kalinga
  • Abra
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Northern and central parts of Ilocos Sur including:
    • Magsingal
    • San Esteban
    • Banayoyo
    • Burgos
    • City of Candon
    • Santiago
    • San Vicente
    • Santa Catalina
    • Lidlidda
    • Nagbukel
    • Sinait
    • San Ildefonso
    • Galimuyod
    • City of Vigan
    • San Emilio
    • Cabugao
    • Caoayan
    • San Juan
    • Santa
    • Bantay
    • Santo Domingo
    • Santa Maria
    • Narvacan

Meanwhile, Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 is raised over:

  • Isabela
  • Quirino
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Mountain Province
  • Ifugao
  • Benguet
  • The remaining parts of Ilocos Sur
  • La Union
  • Pangasinan
  • Aurora
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Tarlac
  • Northern parts of Zambales, including:
    • Botolan
    • Iba
    • Candelaria
    • Cabangan
    • Palauig
    • Santa Cruz
    • Masinloc

Residents in these areas are advised to take necessary precautions against the expected heavy rainfall and strong winds. Stay safe and be updated by tuning in to the latest news and weather bulletins.

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