Pagasa: ‘Agaton’ weakens into tropical depression; Signal No. 1 in 11 areas Facebook

MANILA, Philippines — Erstwhile Tropical Storm “Agaton” has weakened into a tropical depression on Monday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported.

As of 7 a.m., Tropical Depression Agaton was spotted moving north-northwestward over the coastal waters of Tanauan, Leyte.

It packs maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 75 kph.

Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 2 was lifted in areas where it was earlier in effect.

The following areas are under TCWS No. 1 (strong winds prevailing or expected within the next 36 hours):

Luzon

-southern portion of Masbate (Dimasalang, Palanas, Cataingan, Pio V. Corpuz, Esperanza, Placer, Cawayan)

Visayas

-Eastern Samar

-Samar

-Northern Samar

-Biliran

-Leyte

-Southern Leyte

-northeastern portion of Cebu (Daanbantayan, San Remigio, Medellin, City of Bogo, Tabogon, Borbon, Sogod, Catmon, Carmen, Danao City, Compostela, Liloan) including Camotes Island

-eastern portion of Bohol (Getafe, Talibon, Bien Unido, Trinidad, Ubay, San Miguel, Pres. Carlos P. Garcia, Mabini)

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