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Pagasa spots LPA that may turn into tropical depression.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) on Monday afternoon said it was monitoring another low pressure area (LPA) that may intensify into a tropical depression.

The LPA was spotted 500 kilometers west of Iba town in the province of Zambales as of 4 p.m.

Pagasa said it was not ruling out the possibility of the LPA becoming a tropical depression in the next 48 hours.

'The public and disaster risk reduction and management offices are advised to continue monitoring for updates on this weather disturbance,' Pagasa said in an advisory.

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm 'Liwayway' was spotted 320 kilometers east-northeast of Casiguran town in Aurora with maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) and a gustiness reaching up to 80 kph as it moved north northwest at a speed of 30 kph.

Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 1 has been raised over Batanes.

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Publication:Philippines Daily Inquirer (Makati City, Philippines)
Geographic Code:9PHIL
Date:Sep 2, 2019
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