Tropical low pressure centered off the east of the Philippines as of Thursday could become a named tropical storm during the late week.
Localized flooding will accompany the system's path through the Philippines region, even if the weather system fails to develop. Formation of a tropical storm would imply potentially damaging winds.
An area of widespread showers and thunderstorms linked to the tropical low stretched eastward from southern and eastern Philippines eastward to about Palau as of Thursday.
A tropical depression will likely form within about 100 miles of eastern Philippines during the next one to two days. Movement of this low will be mostly to the northwest.
Before the end of week, the weather system will cross shores of the Philippines, or perhaps narrowly skirt the eastern side of the archipelago. Either way, flooding rain will be a threat to lands along and near the track. Damaging winds would also threaten the area, were the system to gain tropical storm status.
Early next week, the low, potentially as a named tropical cyclone, will drift northwestward and northward in and near the Philippines.
Rounds of tropical downpours threaten to cause flooding across the Philippines this week with the danger also spreading to Vietnam.
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