Bagyong Egay underwent rapid intensification as it moved over the Philippine Sea, the state weather office PAGASA said Monday, July 24, 2023.
According to PAGASA, Bagyong Egay is located 565 km east of Baler, Aurora with maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h near the center, gusts of up to 170 km/h and a central pressure of 965 hPa. Bagyong Egay moves west at 15 km/h.
Bagyong Egay is forecast to continue to strengthen and reach super typhoon status late tomorrow or early Wednesday. It is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane. The weakening trend could begin Wednesday afternoon or evening as it enters cooler waters southwest and west of Taiwan.
Public storm warning signals have been issued in the following provinces, see photos below.
This is the path of Typhoon Bagyong Egay.
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