The Low Pressure Area (LPA) in Northern Samar has become a tropical depression.
PAGASA has located tropical depression Salome in Mondragon, Northern Samar.
It packs maximum sustained winds of up to 45 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 80 kph.
Salome is moving west northwest at 25 kph.
It is expected to traverse Sibuyan sea today and will leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Saturday morning.
Tropical cyclone number one is up over the following areas:
Masbate including Ticao and Burias Island
Leyte including Biliran