LPA may develop into tropical depression once it crosses Mindanao — Pagasa

MANILA, Philippines — The low pressure area (LPA) east of the country may develop into a tropical depression once it crosses the Mindanao landmass and moves over the Sulu Sea, the state weather bureau said on Thursday afternoon.

According to weather reports from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) the LPA which was last spotted 385 kilometers east southeast of Davao City has a low chance of intensifying as a tropical cyclone before it hits land.

However, Pagasa said that it would still monitor the LPA despite models showing that possible intensification would occur only when it hits sea.

The LPA is expected to affect we…

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