- Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the low pressure area being monitored the past few days has intensified
- The low pressure area has developed into a tropical depression named “Butchoy”
- PAGASA raised Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) no. 1 over Metro Manila and other areas
- The state weather bureau raised red rainfall warning over Marinduque as Butchoy intensifies
In the middle of the COVID-19 crisis in the country, state weather bureau PAGASA released an update regarding the low pressure area that entered the Philippine area of responsibility.
KAMI learned that the low pressure area has now developed into a tropical depression on Thursday.
As reported by GMA News Online, PAGASA raised Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) no. 1 over Metro Manila and other areas due to TD “Butchoy.”
PAGASA also raised a red rainfall warning over Marinduque. Affected residents are advised to take actions as serious flooding is expected to happen in flood-prone areas.
Here is the list of areas under TCWS No. 1:
- Metro Manila
- Nueva Ecija
- Southern portion of Aurora
- Northern and central portion of Quezon
- Camarines Norte
PAGASA also reminded that areas not under any tropical cyclone warning signal may still experience rains as Butchoy intensifies the southwest monsoon or Habagat.
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