Bella Cariaso – The Philippine Star
July 22, 2023 | 12:00am
The position of Tropical Depression Egay is shown during a briefing at the Pagasa weather forecasting center in Quezon City yesterday.
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) yesterday said that a low-pressure area (LPA) east of Southern Luzon has developed into Tropical Depression Egay and may turn into a super typhoon, adding that many areas in the country should prepare for the potential cyclone that has a radius of 550 kilometers.
PAGASA weather specialist Ana Clauren-Jorda said that Egay will also enhance the southwest monsoon.
“In terms of intensity of Tropical Depression Egay, it is expected to develop into tropical storm category within the next 24 hours and by tomorrow (Saturday) it is possible (to) develop into a severe tropical storm. By Sunday, it will devel