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Ineng To Intensify Into Storm – Pagasa

Ineng To Intensify Into Storm – Pagasa
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Tropical Depression Ineng is forecast to strengthen into a tropical storm before it leaves the Philippine area of responsibility tonight, Sept. 6, or tomorrow morning, Sept. 7, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.

PAGASA said rain would continue to be experienced over parts of the country due to the southwest monsoon.

Ineng was monitored 1,175 kilometers east of extreme Northern Luzon as of 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5, packing maximum sustained winds of 55 km per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 70 kph.

The weather disturbance will remain far from Philippine landmass as it heads northeastward at 20 kph.

PAGASA said Ineng is slightly enhancing the monsoon alongside Tropical Storm Hanna.

The monsoon will bring rains over Ilocos region and Zambales in the next few days.

Monsoon rain will prevail over Bataan, Pangasinan and Zambales.

Metro Manila, Batangas, Benguet, Bulacan, Cavite, the rest of Ilocos region, Occidental Mindoro, Pampanga and Rizal will experience occasional rain due to the monsoon.

The weather system will bring scattered rainshowers over the rest of Luzon.

The rest of the country may see isolated rain due to the monsoon and localized thunderstorms.

The monsoon is expected to weaken within the week.