PAGASA: Tropical Storm Domeng Intensifies & Enhances Southwest Monsoon

PAGASA Releases Latest Weather Update for Saturday (July 2, 2022)

The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that Tropical Storm Domeng has intensified and enhanced the southwest monsoon.

On Saturday (July 2, 2022), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. Tropical Storm Domeng will continue to affect the country’s weather condition.

PAGASA reported that Domeng has been last spotted at 975 kilometers east of extreme Northern Luzon. It has maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 105 kph after it intensified.


The tropical cyclone is slowly moving north-northwestward at 15 kph from 20 kph. It is expected to leave the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) Saturday morning or afternoon.

Domeng will not directly affect the country’s weather but enhances the southwest monsoon, which will bring cloudy to rainy conditions over some parts of the country.

The enhanced habagat will bring cloudy weather condition with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over Batanes, Babuyan Islands, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan, and Kalayaan Islands.


The localized thunderstorms will bring partly cloudy to cloudy condition with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms over Metro Manila and the rest of the country.

However, the weather agency warned the public for possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains and during severe thunderstorms.

Meanwhile, the coastal water condition over northern and western sections of Luzon will be moderate to rough. The remaining parts of the country will have a slight to moderate surrounding sea conditions.

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