Enhanced Habagat To Bring Rains Over Parts of PH, PAGASA Says
The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that the enhanced southwest monsoon is expected to bring rains over some parts of the Philippines.
On Saturday (September 7, 2019), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) released the latest weather updates in the country. PAGASA said that Typhoon Liwayway enhanced the southwest monsoon or locally known as Habagat.
The weather agency said that Typhoon Liwayway is expected to make a landfall in North Korea in the next few days after leaving the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Thursday afternoon.
The enhanced Habagat is expected to affect the weather conditions over Northern Luzon. The southwest monsoon will bring cloudy conditions and scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Zambales and Bataan.
The localized thunderstorms are also expected to bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies and over Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon, as well as Visayas and Mindanao.
PAGASA is now monitoring two shallow low-pressure area in the western side of the country and other is one the east of Pacific Ocean. The LPAs are also expected to be dissolved over the next few days.
However, a gale warning has been raised in the following areas.
- Ilocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
- La Union
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