PAGASA Says Tropical Depression Dante Intensifies Into Tropical Storm

PAGASA Releases Latest Update About Tropical Depression Dante

The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that Tropical Depression Dante has intensified into a tropical storm, which would bring rains over some parts of the country.

On Monday (May 31, 2021), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. Dante would continue to affect the country’s weather condition.

PAGASA reported that the Tropical Depression Dante has developed into a tropical storm. Dante has been last located at 650 km East of Davao City (7.6°N, 131.7°E). It has maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 80 kph.


The weather disturbance would continue to move northwestward over the next three days and would move northward on Thursday (June 3) and northeastward on Friday (June 4). Dante would bring light to moderate with at times heavy rains over Caraga, Davao Region, SOCCSKSARGEN, Bukidnon, and Misamis Oriental.

The localized thunderstorms would bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers over the rest of the Visayas, and from the West to Southwest over Occidental Mindoro and Palawan including Kalayaan Islands.

Tropical storm Dante would bring flood and rain-induced landslides in the storm-affected areas. PAGASA did not raise Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal in the affected areas. Dante is also expected to intensify in the next 48 hours.


PAGASA also advised the precautionary measures for possible disasters during the storm.

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