A tropical depression has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday and was named “Quiel,” the state-run weather bureau said.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) last spotted the tropical depression at 540 kilometers west-southwest of Iba, Zambales as of 10 a.m. It packed maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 55 kph. It was moving in an east-northeast direction at a speed of 10 kph.

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