LIVE UPDATES: Typhoon Aghon

By: CDN Digital May 24,2024 - 09:40 AM
Aghon via satellite

Orthographic illustration of the wind direction of Aghon | screenshot via Nullschool

CEBU CITY, Philippines — (UPDATED May 29, 12:01 p.m.) These are updates on Typhoon Aghon, the first tropical cyclone to enter the country in 2024.

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#AghonPH exits PAR

5 people reported dead due to Typhoon Aghon

Typhoon Aghon (international name: Ewiniar) has left five people dead, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) said on Monday.

Of these fatalities, OCD said four were from Calabarzon and the other one was from Northern Mindanao.

Seven people were also found to be injured due to the typhoon.

Aghon tore off roofs, uprooted trees, toppled concrete electric posts, wiped out crops and flooded villages, particularly in Quezon province.

On the other hand, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) said Monday that Typhoon Aghon (international name: Ewiniar) affected 19,373 people, including seven who were reported injured, as of May 27.

In a situational report, the NDRRMC explained that the latest total count comprises 8,465 families in 158 barangays in Luzon and Visayas.

Typhoon Aghon intensifies slightly: Signal No. 2 raised in 3 Luzon areas

Typhoon Aghon (international name: Ewiniar) slightly intensified on Monday morning, May 27, as it moved over the Philippine Sea and away from the country.

According to the latest advisory from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), Aghon was last located 105 kilometers east of Baler, Aurora.

#AghonPH May 27 update

#AghonPH update at 5 p.m.

#AghonPH update at 2 p.m.

Signal no. 1 in Camotes, Cebu

Tropical Depression Aghon: Signal No.1 up in 12 areas

Tropical Depression Aghon has maintained its strength, and the state weather agency raised Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 1 in 12 areas nationwide on Friday.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that Aghon was last seen 240 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur.


Rainy weather ahead for Cebu: Relief amid flooding concerns

Rain has fallen in Cebu City at around 9 a.m. today, May 24, providing relief from the long-lasting heat caused by El Niño.

Rain clouds are a welcome sight, signaling an end to the dry spell that has affected the region.

Pagasa: Signal No. 1 up in 4 areas as TD Aghon nears

MANILA, Philippines — Eastern Samar, Dinagat Islands, Siargao Island, and Bucas Grande Islands are under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal Number One.

This is according to the state weather bureau’s report early Friday morning, May 24.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said this is due to the low-pressure area (LPA) east of Surigao del Sur, which has intensified into Tropical Depression  Aghon (TD Aghon).

Signal No. 1 in 4 areas as Tropical Depression Aghon nears

Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal number one is up over Eastern Samar, Dinagat Islamds, Siargao Island and Bucas Grande Islands after the low-pressure area (LPA) east of Surigao del Sur intensified into Tropical Depression Aghon, the state weather bureau reported early Friday morning.

LPA spotted near Mindanao, may enter PAR Wednesday night – Pagasa

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) is closely monitoring the low-pressure area (LPA) near Mindanao which they had last spotted at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22.

Light to moderate rains expected in Cebu as LPA enters PAR

Residents of Cebu can expect light to moderate rains throughout the week as a low-pressure area has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration.

#AghonPH update as of Saturday, May 25

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