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Super Typhoon Egay: Track the Latest Updates
Super Typhoon Egay (Doksuri), the fifth tropical cyclone in the Philippines for 2023, officially intensified into a super typhoon on July 25th. Currently, Egay is mostly affecting Northern Luzon, however, other parts of Luzon and the Visayas are also in the line of danger due to the power of this large storm. To make matters worse, Egay is intensifying the southwest monsoon (habagat).
On this page, you can find the latest updates from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on forecasts, areas affected by the typhoon and the habagat, and the latest news on the government’s response.
Cebu City was struck with strong winds earlier this morning, and hundreds of passengers bound for Visayas and Mindanao were left stranded in Manila after trips were cancelled due to the monsoon-like conditions. To stay updated on these and more news of the storm, check back for the latest updates.
The storm is currently raising wind signal levels all throughout northern Luzon. Signal No. 4 has already been raised in Cagayan’s Santa Ana town, and more locations are expected to follow suit. According to the latest satellite images, Egay is steadily intensifying east of Aurora. Fishermen in and near Calayan Island have already moved their boats to safety.
It is now even more important for everyone in the parts of the Philippines affected by the storm to stay alert and prepared for strong winds and heavy rains. People in the area should ty to secure their houses, follow the latest information on the wind and rain levels, and prepare evacuation plans if needed.
PAGASA has released warnings for various parts of northern Luzon and the Visayas, and classes have been suspended in many areas. Visit this page for the latest updates on the storm, response, and warnings – stay safe everyone!