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PAGASA: TS INDAY INTENSIFIES, EXPECTED TO LEAVE PAR ON SATURDAY



State Weather Bureau PAGASA said that as of 11 a.m., Tropical Storm (TS) 'Inday' has intensified into a severe tropical storm and is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) in between Friday evening and Saturday morning.

In its Friday's forecast, Inday and the Low Pressure Area (LPA) spotted outside PAR are expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon and bring intermittent moderate to heavy monsoon rains over the Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Bulacan, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija.

Meanwhile, Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will experience scattered light to moderate with occasional heavy rains until Saturday.