PAGASA Releases Latest Weather Update for Wednesday (August 4)
The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that the LPA-induced southwest monsoon brings an inclement weather condition over some parts of the country.
On Wednesday (August 4, 2021), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update. The low-pressure area and habagat would affect the country’s weather condition.
PAGASA reported that the low pressure area spotted northeast of Batanes is expected to develop into a tropical depression. It was last spotted at 550 kilometers northeast of Batanes after breaking into the Philippine area of responsibility.
The tropical cyclone has maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 70 kph moving at an east southeast direction. It would also enhance the southwest monsoon.
The southwest monsoon would bring monsoon rains over Ilocos Region, Batanes, Babuyan Islands, Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Zambales, and Bataan.
The habagat would also bring occasional rains over Metro Manila, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Cavite, Batangas, Occidental Mindoro, northern Palawan including Calamian and Kalayaan Islands, and the rest of Cordillera Administrative Region and of Cagayan Valley.
Partly cloudy to cloudy conditons with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms are expected over the remaining parts of the country.
Meanwhile, the coastal water conditions over Luzon and Visayas would be moderate to rough. Slight to moderate surrounding sea conditions are expected over Mindanao region.
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