'Bagyong Ineng' PAGASA weather update August 21, 2019


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MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression 'Ineng', the country's 9th tropical cyclone for 2019, may intensify into a Tropical Storm within 24 hours, state weather bureau PAGASA announced in its 5:00 am press briefing on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

Satellite image of Tropical Depression 'Ineng' as of 7:30 am on Wednesday, August 21
 Satellite image of Tropical Depression 'Ineng' as of 7:30 am on Wednesday, August 21 | Courtesy of DOST-PAGASA

The low pressure area (LPA) east of Virac, Catanduanes has developed into a depression at 8 pm on Tuesday.

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At 4:00 am today, the center of 'Bagyong Ineng' was estimated based on all available data at 975 km East of Virac, Catanduanes.

TD Ineng has maximum winds of up to 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 70 kph. It is moving north at 10 kph.

DOST-PAGASA Weather Specialist Meno Mendoza added that 'Bagyong Ineng' is less likely to make landfall on any part of the country.

Forecast Positions

  • 24 Hour(Wednesday evening): 1,105 km East of Baler, Aurora
  • 48 Hour(Thursday evening):720 km East of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
  • 72 Hour(Friday evening): 330 km East of Basco, Batanes
  • 96 Hour(Saturday evening):265 km North of Basco, Batanes
  • 120 Hour(Sunday evening):720 km Northwest of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)

'Bagyong Ineng' is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Sunday evening
'Bagyong Ineng' is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Sunday evening | Image courtesy of DOST-PAGASA

NOTE: NO tropical cyclone wind signal as of press time.


Today, scattered light to moderate with at times heavy rains will prevail over Bicol Region and Eastern Visayas.

— The Summit Express


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