MANILA, Philippines — After dumping continuous rains over the Visayas and Palawan region since New Year's Day, Tropical Storm "Agaton" left the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday afternoon. In its 1:00 p.m. weather bulletin, Pagasa said that Agaton was 40 km west northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, outside PAR. The state weather bureau also stressed that sea travel remains risky over the seaboards of Northern and Southern Luzon, eastern seaboard of Central Luzon, eastern and western seaboards of Visayas, and eastern seaboard of Mindanao due to the surge of Northeast Monsoon. Agaton, the first tropical cyclone in 2018, entered PAR on the night of January 1. Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1The tropical storm dumped continuous rains in Cebu and Metro Cebu, triggering a landslide that killed two.
Source: Philippine Star January 03, 2018 06:56 UTC