PAGASA Says Southwest Monsoon 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 Monday (August 23, 2021), Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. The southwest monsoon would continue to affect the country’s weather condition.
PAGASA reported that the habagat would bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms will prevail over Bicol Region, Northern Samar, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque and Romblon.
Cloudy weather conditions with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms are expected over Western Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi.
The localized thunderstorms would bring similar weather conditions over the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Abra, Apayao, Kalinga, Benguet, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino at Aurora as well as the rest of Mindanao.
“Habagat pa rin ang umiiral ngayon sa kanlurang bahagi ng Southern Luzon, Visayas, at ng Mindanao,” Pagasa weather specialist Loriedin De La Cruz said.
Metro Manila and the remaining parts of the country would have partly cloudy to cloudy conditions with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms. Due to the localized thunderstorms.
The weather agency also warned the residents in the affected areas of possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms.
Meanwhile, the coastal water condition over the entire country would be slight to moderate.
Tropical Storm Omais or Isang has been spotted at 785 km north northeast of Itbayat, Batanes outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility.
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