Emong maintains strength; Rainy in many parts of PH
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MANILA, Philippines (2nd Update) - Tropical depression Emong is maintaining its strength as it moves in a north northwestern direction state weather bureau PAGASA said in its 11pm update on Monday, June 17, causing rain in many parts of the country.
Emong was last spotted 340 km east of Date, Camarine Norte (14.7°N, 126.4°E), carrying maximum sustained winds of 55 km/h near the center, and moving north northwest at 9 km/h.
Moderate to heavy rainfall (5-15 mm/h) is estimated within the system's 300 km diameter.
No public storm warning signals have been raised.
Emong is still far away from land, but the system is affecting weather in large parts of the country and will continue to do so Tuesday, June 18.
Cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rain and thunderstorms is in the forecast for Bicol, Mimaropa, and the Visayas, the bureau said in its 24-hour public forecast.
These areas are warned against flash floods and landslides.
Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, and the Zamboanga Peninsula will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rain. The rest of Mindanao will have have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain.
|Metro Manila||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||25°C-33°C|
|Tuguegarao||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||24°C-33°C|
|Laoag||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||25°C-32°C|
|Baguio||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||17°C-23°C|
|Subic/Olongapo; Clark/Angeles||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||24°C-32°C|
|Tagaytay||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||22°C-29°C|
|Legazpi||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||24°C-31°C|
|Puerto Princesa||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||25°C-32°C|
|Iloilo/Bacolod||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||25°C-30°C|
|Metro Cebu||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||25°C-30°C|
|Tacloban||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||25°C-29°C|
|Cagayan de Oro||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||24°C-30°C|
|Metro Davao||Partly cloudy to at times cloudy skies
with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms
|Zamboanga||Cloudy with rainshowers or thunderstorms||24°C-31°C|