PAGASA Raises Signal No. 1 in 20 Areas Due to TD Aghon

PAGASA Releases Latest Weather Update for Saturday (May 25, 2024)

PAGASA LATEST UPDATE – The state weather bureau raised signal no. 1 in 20 areas as Tropical Depression Aghon makes landfall over Eastern Samar.

On Saturday (May 25, 2024), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. Tropical Depression Aghon will affect the country’s weather conditions.

PAGASA reported that Tropical Depression Aghon has made landfall in the vicinity of Giporlos in Eastern Samar and crossed Homonhon Island.


Aghon was last spotted at 135 kilometers (km) northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, and it was moving west-northwestward at 30 kph. It has a maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 70 kph moving northwestward at 20 kph.

The tropical depression is expected to bring rainfall in mountainous areas, which may cause flash floods and landslides in some areas.


PAGASA also raised Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 in the following areas:


  • Polillo Islands
  • The southeastern portion of Quezon
  • Camarines Norte
  • Camarines Sur
  • Catanduanes
  • Albay
  • Sorsogon
  • Masbate including Burias and Ticao Islands


  • Northern Samar
  • Samar
  • Eastern Samar
  • Biliran
  • Leyte
  • Southern Leyte
  • The extreme northern portion of Cebu including Camotes and Bantayan Islands
  • The northeastern portion of Bohol


  • Dinagat Islands
  • Surigao del Norte including Siargao and Bucas Grande Islands
  • The northern portion of Surigao del Sur
  • The northern portion of Agusan del Norte

Meanwhile, the coastal water conditions over the seaboards of the Bicol Region, the southern seaboard of Quezon, the eastern seaboard of Eastern Visayas, the western seaboard of Samar and Northern Samar, and the eastern seaboard of Caraga Region. Will be moderate to rough.

TD Aghon may reach the tropical storm category by Sunday morning (May 26, 2024) as it crosses north of Camarines Provinces.

The weather disturbance is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Tuesday (May 28, 2024), according to PAGASA.

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