Tropical Depression Aghon (TD Aghon) has crossed Homonhon Island and made landfall in the vicinity of Giporlos in Eastern Samar early morning on May 25, 2024, according to state weather bureau PAGASA.

In Tropical Cyclone Bulletin posted at 2 a.m., the center of the eye was estimated within the vicinity of Balangiga, Eastern Samar and moving northwestward at 20 km/h packing maximum sustained winds of 55 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 70 km/h.

PAGASA reported that forecast rainfall are generally higher in elevated or mountainous areas and can cause flooding and induced landslides especially in areas that are highly or very highly susceptible to these hazards as identified in hazard maps and in localities that experienced considerable amounts of rainfall for the past several days.


PAGASA also reported local winds may be slightly stronger/enhanced in coastal and upland/mountainous areas exposed to winds. Winds are less strong in areas sheltered from the prevailing wind direction.

Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 is raised over Polillo Islands the southeastern portion of Quezon (Calauag, Guinayangan, Lopez, Buenavista, Catanauan, Mulanay, San Narciso, San Francisco, San Andres, Tagkawayan), Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Albay, Sorsogon, Masbate including Burias and Ticao Islands in Luzon; 

Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte, the extreme northern portion of Cebu (San Remigio, Tabogon, City of Bogo, Medellin, Daanbantayan, Borbon) including Camotes and Bantayan Islands; the northeastern portion of Bohol (Pres. Carlos P. Garcia, Bien Unido, Trinidad, Anda, Candijay, Ubay, Mabini, Alicia, San Miguel, Talibon) in the Visayas; 

Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte including Siargao and Bucas Grande Islands, the northern portion of Surigao del Sur (Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen, Carrascal, Lanuza, Cortes); the northern portion of Agusan del Norte (Kitcharao, Jabonga, Santiago, Tubay) in Mindanao. 

Minimal to minor impacts from strong winds are possible within any of the areas under Wind Signal No. 1.


TD Aghon will bring moderate to rough seas over the coastal waters along the seaboards of Bicol Region, the southern seaboard of Quezon, the eastern seaboard of Eastern Visayas, the western seaboard of Samar and Northern Samar, and the eastern seaboard of Caraga Region.

PAGASA warned mariners of motor bancas and similarly-sized vessels are advised to take precautionary measures while venturing out to sea and, if possible, avoid navigating in these conditions, especially if inexperienced or operating ill-equipped vessels.