Tropical Depression Agaton Pagasa Forecast (January 17, 2014 Update)

On this page you will find updates on Tropical Depression Agaton based on the weather forecast of PAGASA on Friday, January 17, 2014.

Tropical Depression Agaton - January 17, 2014

Earlier, the state weather bureau reported that the Low Pressure Area southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar developed into a Tropical Depression and was named Agaton.

As of 4pm, Bagyong Agaton was spotted at 165 kilometers Northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur or 190 km East of Surigao City with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour near the center. It is forecast to move Southwest at 5 kph.

The areas having public storm warning signal, according to PAGASA, are:

Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph winds may be expected in at least 36 hours)
  • Surigao del Norte
  • Siargao Island
  • Surigao del Sur
  • Dinagat Province
  • Agusan del Norte
  • Agusan del Sur
  • Davao Oriental
  • Compostella Valley
State forecasters said the estimated rainfall amount is from 5 to 15 millimeters per hour (moderate to heavy) within the 300 km diameter of Tropical Depression Agaton.

It will bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms over Eastern and Central Visayas. Sea travel is risky over the seaboards of Luzon, Visayas and Caraga Region, PAGASA added.