First storm of the year "Agaton" expected to enter PH Area of Responsibility today

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Louis Bacani of reports that "a low pressure area (LPA) that is expected to become the first tropical cyclone this year may enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) today."


The report noted: "PAGASA weather forecaster Buddy Javier said in an interview over radio dzMM that the LPA is expected to enter the PAR later this afternoon and intensify into a tropical depression. It will be named ’Agaton,’ the first tropical cyclone to enter the country this year."


The report added that "in its 24-hour public weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the LPA was last spotted at 1,460 kilometers east of southern Mindanao."


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