Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) announced that the low-pressure area (LPA) east of Luzon developed into a tropical depression before noon Thursday, July 2 and has been locally codenamed "Egay."
Here's the weather updates on Bagyong EGAY from the state weather bureau.
July 7, 2015
Bagyong #EgayPH Update: as of 08:00AM today, 07July2015, Tropical Storm EGAY is now outside of Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Egay was located based on all available data at 1,700 km East of Luzon (18.0˚N, 137.7˚E) with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150. (via Dost_pagasa).
According to the weather advisory of PAGASA, issued at 5:00 am, the center of Bagyong EGAY, as of 4:00 am, was estimated based on all available data at 260 km Northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte or at 280 km West of Basco, Batanes (20.2˚N, 119.3˚E) with maximum sustained winds of 85 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 100 kph.
It is forecast to move North at 7 kph.
Public Storm Warning Signals
Areas with public storm warning signal:
Signal NO. 3 (winds of 100 km/h (62 mph) to 185 km/h (115 mph) are expected within the next 18 hours)
- Luzon: Ilocos Norte, Batanes, Calayan and Babuyan group of Islands, Northwest of Cagayan and Apayao.
Bagyong EGAY: Real-time Satellite Image
|Soure / Credit: Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS)|
Track of Bagyong EGAY
Bagyong EGAY: Forecast Positions/Outlook
(Issued at 9:30 a.m., 07 July 2015)
- 24 hour (Tomorrow morning) 275 km West Northwest of Basco, Batanes.