First tropical storm in PH for 2020 is now here

We just can’t get enough of what 2020 can bring us.

Earlier today, many Luzon residents were awakened by a strong earthquake.

Now, a developing story is coming to life as a low pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) has already developed into a tropical depression at 2 PM today.

The tropical cyclone was given the local name Ambo.

Ambo is the first tropical cyclone for 2020 in the Philippines.

As of 11 am on Sunday, Ambo is located 635 kilometers east of Davao City.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is expected to issue its first bulletin on Ambo at 5 pm.

PAGASA warned that Ambo may bring scattered light to moderate with occasional heavy rains over the regions of Caraga, Davao, and Soccsksargen. Residents are urged to remain vigilant of potential flooding and landslides in highly-susceptible areas.

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