PAGASA, on their facebook page announced that the low pressure area was officially developed into a tropical depression as of 2 p.m. today, August 26, 2019.
At 2:00 PM today, the Low Pressure Area east of Virac, Catanduanes developed into Tropical Depression "Jenny". PAGASA-DOST will begin issuing Severe Weather Bulletins at 5:00 PM today.#JennyPH
With this, fifteen areas have been placed under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal number one.
According to PAGASA, the following areas may experience winds of 30-60 kilometers per hour within 36 hours according to PAGASA:
- Nueva Vizcaya
- Mountain Province
- Nueva Ecija
- Eastern portion of Pangasinan
- Northern portion of Quezon including Polillo Island
Below is the latest weather bulletin of PAGASA as of 5 p.m. - August 26, 2019. (Press briefing video below will be available as soon as PAGASA activates it)
According to the weather bureau, the center of the tropical depression was located at 670 kilometers east of Virac, Catanduanes - one of the island province located in the Bicol Region.
Moving northwest at a speed of 25 kilometers per hour, Jenny packs maximum winds of up to 45 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 55 kilometers per hour.
The state weather bureau warned the whole country especially the Visayas and Luzon provinces that from Tuesday to Wednesday, moderate to heavy rains may prevail over Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, northern Aurora, Kalinga, Abra, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Benguet, Ilocos Sur, and La Union.
Light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains meanwhile may be experienced over Metro Manila, Southern Tagalog Region, Southwestern Tagalog Region, Bicol Region, Western Visayas, Central Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, and the rest of Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, and Central Luzon.
August 26, 2019 - Ocean Tides:
High Tide = 5:18 AM - 1.08 meters (3.54 ft)
Low Tide = 2:31 PM - 0.15 meters (0.49 ft)
August 27, 2019 - Ocean Tides:
High Tide = 6:21 AM - 1.17 meters (3.84 ft)
Low Tide = 3:24 PM - 0.05 meters (0.16 ft)
PAGASA advised residents in these areas to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster offices, and monitor weather updates.
Suspension of Classes for August 27, 2019 - Tuesday.
PRE-SCHOOL SCHOOL TO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
The weather bureau gave updates as of 8:56 PM today - August 26, 2019:
Rainfall Advisory No. 2 #NL_PRSD - Benguet Radar
Weather System: SW MONSOON
Issued at: 8:56 PM 26 August 2019
Moderate to Heavy rains are being experienced over #Pangasinan(Lingayen, Bugallon, Infanta, SanNicolas, Mabini, Natividad, SanQuintin & Umingan), NuevaVizcaya(Kasibu, Kayapa, StaFe & Quezon), Quirino(Diffun & Cabarroguis) which may persist one to two hours and may effect nearby areas.
All are advised to take precautionary measures against the impacts associated with these hazards. Residents along mountain slopes are advised for possible landslides,mudslides, rock slides and flash floods.