Tropical depression Isang: Signal #1 in 11 provinces
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MANILA, Philippines - Storm signals are in effect over 11 provinces in northern Luzon Tuesday, July 16, as the low pressure area east of Luzon developed into a tropical depression overnight.
Tropical depression Isang was spotted 300 km east of Infanta, Quezon (15.1°N, 124.6°E) as of 4 am Tuesday, carrying maximum winds of 45 km/h near the center.
Signal number 1 is in effect over the following provinces:
- Ilocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
- Cagayan incl.Calayan and Babuyan Group of Islands
- Mt. Province
The storm is moving west northwest - towards Cagayan Valley - at 19 km/h, and is expected to be 20 km east of Tuguegarao by Wednesday morning, state weather bureau PAGASA said in its weather bulletin released at 5 am.
Landslides and flash floods are possible in areas under the storm signals, and moderate to heavy rainfall (5-15 mm/h) can be expected for areas within the 300 km diameter of Isang.
The next bulletin on Isang will be released at 11 am. - Rappler.com