The Philippines owns "maritime areas on the western side of the Philippine archipelago," Aquino's administrative order explained, adding, "These areas [in the country's western sea board] include the Luzon Sea
as well as the waters around, within and adjacent to the Kalayaan Island Group and Bajo De Masinloc, also known as Scarborough Shoal.
The government weather station projects the storm will cross over Luzon island toward the Luzon Sea
in the western side of the country by Wednesday morning.
As of early Monday, it remained stationary over Luzon Sea
Tropical storm Egay (international name: Linfa) has remained almost stationary over Luzon Sea
, the weather bureau said early Monday.
Tropical Storm Egay (international name: Linfa) is maintaining its strength while moving over Luzon Sea
, the state weather bureau said late Sunday night.