PAGASA Says Southwest Monsoon Continues to Affect PH Weather
The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that the southwest monsoon would bring cloudy to rainy conditions over some parts of the country.
On Friday (August 6, 2021), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. The habagat would continue to affect the country’s weather condition.
PAGASA reported that the southwest monsoon would bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms over Bicol Region, Northern Samar, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque and Romblon.
Similar weather conditions are also expected over mainland Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Abra, Apayao, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, and Aurora.
The habagat would also bring cloudy condition with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Benguet, Batanes, and Babuyan Group of Islands. Possible flash floods or landslides are expected during moderate to at times heavy rains.
Metro Manila and the remaining parts of the country would also experience the same weather condition due to the effects of Habagat. Possible flash floods or landslides are expected during severe thunderstorms.
The coastal water conditions over Luzon and Visayas would be moderate to rough. The surrounding sea conditions over the region of Mindanao would be slight to moderate.
The weather agency is currently monitoring four tropical cyclones outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility.
Tropical Storm Mirinae packs maximum sustained winds of 75 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 90 kph moving 15 kph at an east ward direction. Tropical Storm Nida has maximum sustained winds of 65 kph and gustiness of up to 80 kph moving 20 kph at a north northeast direction.
Tropical Storm Lupit has maximum sustained winds at 75 kph gustiness of up to 90 kph. A tropical depression with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph and gustiness of up to 55 kph is moving 20kph at a northwestward directions.
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