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MANILA, Philippines — The low-pressure area (LPA) east of Luzon has strengthened into a tropical depression and is now named “Domeng,” the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Administration (Pagasa) said Thursday.
According to Pagasa, the LPA intensified into a tropical depression at 2 p.m. It was last located 940 kilometers (km) east of extreme northern Luzon, packing maximum sustained winds of 45 km per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 55 kph.
Domeng was moving northwestward at 15 kph, the state weather bureau added.