Southwest Monsoon To Affect PH Weather Condition, PAGASA Says
The state weather bureau PAGASA said that the southwest monsoon would bring rains over some parts of the Philippines.
On Saturday (June 13, 2020), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather updates in the country. The southwest monsoon would affect the country’s weather condition particularly over the western section of Luzon.
PAGASA reported that the southwest monsoon or locally known as “Habagat” would bring cloudy weather condition with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over Zambales, Bataan, and Palawan.
The localized thunderstorms would bring partly cloudy to cloudy conditions with isolated rain showers over Metro Manila and the remaining parts of the country. The weather agency also warned the residents in the affected areas to take precautionary measures for possible flashfloods and landslides during severe thunderstorms.
The weather bureau said that Tropical Depression Butchoy was last spotted 445 kilometers west of northern Luzon outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility. Butchoy has maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 80 kph moving 15 kph in a west-northwest direction.
Meanwhile, the coastal water condition over the western section of Luzon would be moderate to rough. Slight to moderate surrounding sea conditions are expected over the rest of Luzon and the Visayas as well as Mindanao.
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