PAGASA Says ITCZ to Bring Cloudy to Rainy Conditions Over Parts of PH

The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that the Intertropical Convergence Zone will bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers over some parts of the country.

On Saturday (June 18, 2022), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. The Intertropical Convergence Zone will affect the country’s weather condition.

PAGASA reported that the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) will be affecting Mindanao and Palawan.


The ITCZ will bring cloudy weather condition with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over Zamboanga Peninsula, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, and Palawan.

Partly cloudy to cloudy condition with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms over Bicol Region, Marinduque, Romblon and Northern Samar. Palawan including Kalayaan Islands, and Occidental Mindoro will experience similar weather condition.

Metro Manila and the rest of the country calmer weather conditions, but isolated rain showers may still occur toward the end of the day, according to Pagasa weather specialist Ezra Bulquerin.


“Mainit at maaraw nga lang and then, ‘yong mga pag-ulan na mararanasan, sa hapon at gabi most likely,” Bulquerin said.

The weather agency has also advised the residents in the affected area to take precautionary measures for possible flash floods or landslides may occur during severe thunderstorms.

Meanwhile, the coastal water condition over the entire country will be slight to moderate, according to the weather bureau.

No low pressure area or any weather disturbances are expected to form or enter the Philippine area of responsibility within the next three day, according to PAGASA.

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