'Bagyong Jenny' PAGASA weather update August 26, 2019

    MANILA, Philippines – The Low Pressure Area (LPA) east of Virac, Catanduanes has developed into Tropical Depression and was named 'Jenny', state weather bureau PAGASA announced in its 5:00 pm bulletin on Monday, August 26, 2019.

    Satellite image of Tropical Depression 'Jenny' as of 4:40 pm on Monday, August 26
    Satellite image of Tropical Depression 'Jenny' as of 4:40 pm on Monday, August 26 | Courtesy of DOST-PAGASA

    At 4:00 pm today, the center of Tropical Depression 'Jenny', the country's 10th tropical cyclone for this year, was estimated based on all available data at 670 km East of Virac, Catanduanes.


    'Bagyong Jenny' has maximum winds of up to 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 55 kph. It is moving Northwest at 25kph.

    Forecast Positions:
    • 24 Hour(Tomorrow afternoon): 370 km East of Baler, Aurora
    • 48 Hour(Wednesday afternoon):160 km West of Sinait, Ilocos Sur
    • 72 Hour(Thursday afternoon): 455 km West of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte (OUTSIDE PAR)
    • 96 Hour(Friday afternoon):935 km West Northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte (OUTSIDE PAR)
    • 120 Hour(Saturday afternoon):1,145 km West of Basco, Batanes (OUTSIDE PAR)

    'Bagyong Jenny' is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Thursday
    'Bagyong Jenny' is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Thursday afternoon | Image courtesy of DOST-PAGASA

    Tropical cyclone wind signal No. 1 (30-60 km/h Expected in 36 hours) was raised in 15 areas: Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Benguet, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, eastern portion of Pangasinan, northern portion of Quezon including Polillo Island and Catanduanes.

    TCWS No. 1 may be raised over Ilocos Norte, Babuyan Islands, and the rest of Pangasinan in the next Severe Weather Bulletin.

    Between today and tomorrow (August 27) afternoon, 'Bagyong Jenny' will bring light to moderate rains with intermittent heavy rains over Caraga, Eastern Visayas, and Bicol Region.

    Between tomorrow afternoon and Wednesday (August 28) afternoon, moderate to heavy rains may prevail over Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, northern Aurora, Kalinga, Abra, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Benguet, Ilocos Sur, and La Union. Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Metro Manila, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, Western Visayas, Central Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, and the rest of Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, and Central Luzon.

    Residents in the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be highly or very highly susceptible to floods and rain-induced landslides, are advised to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates, especially the Thunderstorm Advisories and Heavy Rainfall Warnings to be issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.

    Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of areas under TCWS due to potentially rough sea conditions.

    — The Summit Express

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