LPA develops into tropical depression
Le Phyllis F. Antojado (Philstar.com) - September 1, 2016 - 10:49am
MANILA, Philippines — The low pressure area (LPA) northeast of Itbayat, Batanes has developed into a tropical depression and was named "Enteng," state weather bureau PAGASA said Thursday.
In its 9 a.m. severe weather bulletin. PAGASA said that "Enteng" was located at 695 km east northeast of Itbayat, Batanes at 8 a.m. Thursday.
It is expected to be outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Friday morning.
"Enteng" has an estimated moderate to heavy rainfall amount within its 200 km diameter.
It packs maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and is forecast to move northeast at 18 kph.
No tropical cyclone warning signal was raised.

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