LPA east of Luzon now Tropical Depression Domeng, says Pagasa

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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.

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Domeng was moving northwestward at 15 kph, the state weather bureau added.