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December 3, 2018

PAGASA says one to two tropical cyclones may enter the Philippine area of responsibility in December. However, it adds that no weather disturbance is expected to enter PAR in the next three to five days.

 

November 14, 2018

PAGASA is monitoring two low pressure areas, one is located east of Mindanao inside the Philippine area of responsibility while the other is expected to enter PAR by Sunday or Monday.

The LPA inside PAR is estimated at 95 km southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur as of 3 a.m. today. PAGASA says it has a small chance of developing into a tropical cyclone.

The LPA outside PAR is still far from the country at 3,045 km east of Mindanao. PAGASA says it is not ruling out that this LPA may turn into a tropical cyclone as it hovers over the Pacific Ocean.

August 26, 2018

The state weather bureau says it is not monitoring any weather disturbance as of the moment.

In his Sunday weather forecast, PAGASA official Meno Mendoza said despite this, southwest monsoon or habagat continue to prevail in the country and enhances rain over several parts of Luzon.

Mendoza said areas of Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Batanes, Babuyan Islands, Zambales and Bataan may experience heavy downpour.

On the other hand, central Luzon, Cagayan Valley region are expected to experience thunderstorms. 

Metro Manila is forecasted to experience isolated rain showers.
 

August 14, 2018

Parts of northern and Central Luzon will experience monsoon rains, Pagasa says, and residents of the following areas should watch out for possible flooding and landslides:

  • Ilocos Region
  • Cordillera Administrative Region
  • Batanes
  • Babuyan Group of Islands
  • Zambales
  • Bataan

The southwest monsoon will also affect the rest of Luzon, with occasional rains expected over Metro Manila, Occidental Mindoro,CALABARZON and the rest of Central Luzon. Other areas of Luzon can expect partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rains or thunderstorms.

Residents of Visayas and Mindanao should anticipate occasional rains from localized thunderstorms, the weather bureau says.

August 12, 2018

The habagat, enhanced by Tropical Storm Karding (international name: Yagi) which exited the Philippine area of responsibility Saturday morning, is forecast to continue to bring monsoon rains over a large part of Luzon and some parts of the Visayas. 

In an update earlier at 4 a.m. PAGASA says monsoon rains are expected until Tuesday in Metro Manila.

Meanwhile, another tropical storm with an international name of Leepi is spotted outside PAR at 2,230 km east of extreme northern Luzon as of 3 a.m. Sunday.

It packs maximum sustained winds of 80 kph and gusts of 95 kph. PAGASA says they don't expect it to enter PAR.

August 11, 2018

Southwest monsoon or habagat continues to affect Luzon and Visayas, state weather bureau PAGASA says.

As of 3 p.m. Saturday, the eye of Tropical Storm Karding was situated at 805 kilometers northeast of Basco, Batanes, outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility.

It has maximum sustained winds of 75 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kilometers per hour. "Karding" is moving west at 25 kilometers per hour.

PAGASA says monsoon rains will continue to prevail over Metro Manila, Batanes,  Babuyan Group of Islands, Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Central Luzon, CALABARZON and MIMAROPA.

Western Visayas and the rest of  Luzon will experience cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms.

Mindanao and the rest of Visayas will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers, PAGASA adds. 

July 28, 2018

State weather burea PAGASA says heavy rains with lighting and strong winds due to thunderstorms are expected over Laguna, Quezon, Bulacan, Tarlac within the next three hours.

The same conditions are being experienced in several areas of Metro Manila, Cavite, Bataan, Rizal, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Batangas, which may last for two hours and affect nearby areas. 

July 28, 2018

A low pressure area was spotted in the vicinity of Tanay, Rizal, state weather bureau PAGASA says.

The LPA is expected to bring light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms in Pampanga, Bulacan, Metro Manila, CALABARZON and Bicol Region until Saturday night.

Scattered moderate to at times heavy rains, meanwhile, will prevail across Bataan, Zambales, Mindoro Provinces, Northern Palawan and Western Visayas within the next 24 hours due to the combined effects of the southwest monsoon and the LPA.

The LPA is less likely to develop into a tropical cyclone, PAGASA adds.

July 27, 2018

PAGASA says there is a low pressure area 60 km west of Ambulong, Batangas while the southwest monsoon (habagat) is affecting the western sections of Luzon and the Visayas.

It says cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms can be expected over Palawan, Mindoro and the Western Visayas. Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers.

July 25, 2018

PAGASA is keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Jongdari which is 1,515 km east of the northernmost part of Luzon and outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility and is moving northwest at 15 kph.

Occasional rains can be expected in Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, and the Western Visayas while the Bicol Region and the Eastern Visayas will likely have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms.

The rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers, PAGASA says.

July 18, 2018

The state weather bureau has issued a yellow rainfall advisory in Bataan, Zambales and Tarlac.  

Flooding is possible in low-lying areas and near river channels, PAGASA warns.

The state weather bureau also says that Pampanga, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Rizal and Northern Quezon will experience light to moderate rains within three hours.

July 18, 2018

PAGASA has issued an orange rainfall warning advisory for Metro Manila and three provinces in Luzon on Wednesday morning.

The orange rainfall advisory means intense downpour (15 to 30 millimeters) has been observed in an hour and is expected to continue in the next two hours.

PAGASA issued the advisory for Metro Manila, Rizal, Bataan and Zambales. Flooding is threatening in these areas, according to the state weather bureau.

Meanwhile, a yellow rainfall advisory is raised in Pampanga, Tarlac, Bulacan, Cavite, Nueva Ecija and Northern Quezon 

PAGASA says a low pressure area will continue to dump rains in some parts of the country.

July 18, 2018

The state weather bureau has issued an orange rainfall advisory for Central Luzon on Wednesday morning as heavy to intense rains are affecting these areas.

PAGASA issues the orange rainfall advisory at 5:00 a.m for Bataan and Zambales and warns that "flooding is threatening."

Light to moderate with occasional heavy rains, meanwhile, are affecting Laguna Batangas Tarlac, Bulacan, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija and Quezon which may persist within three hours. 

Yellow rainfall was raised in Metro Manila, Cavite and Rizal, PAGASA notes.

The public are advised to monitor the weather condition and watch for the next advisory to be issued at 8:00 a.m.

June 26, 2018

The state weather bureau says heavy rains with lighting and strong winds due to the thunderstorms are expected over Tarlac and Pampanga within the next two hours.

Heavy downpour and strong winds are also being experienced in some parts of Bataan, Nueva Ecija, Quezon and Zambales. This may persist within two hours and may affect the nearby areas.

PAGASA advises the residents of the areas mentioned to take precautionary measures against possible flash floods and landslides.

June 18, 2018

PAGASA says it is monitoring two low pressure areas outside the Philippine area of responsibility. 

One is located at 675km west of Basco, Batanes and another is on the eastern side of Mindanao.

The state weather bureau says monsoon rains can still be expected over the western part of Luzon today.

June 3, 2018

The state weather bureau says a low pressure area and an intertropical convergence zone are affecting the country, particularly in Mindanao and the Visayas.

The LPA was last located 390 kilometers east of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte.

Pagasa weather specialist Meno Mendoza said the LPA may develop into a tropical depression over the Philippine Sea within 24-48 hours.

April 29, 2018

The state weather bureau says two weather systems are affecting the country.

These are an Intertropical Convergence Zone in Southern Mindanao and the easterlies in the rest of the country.

As a result, Pagasa said, Luzon will experience warm weather with thunderstorms.

Metro Manila is expected to experience temperatures of 24 to 34 degrees Celsius.

April 22, 2018

The state weather bureau says Metro Manila may experience 34 degrees Celsius temperature on Sunday.

The heat index forecast also showed 38 to 39 degrees Celsius for Metro Manila. The heat index is the amount of human discomfort or what people perceive or feel in the air temperature.

On Saturday, Metro Manila recorded 34.9 degrees Celsius temperature.

The state weather bureau says Metro Manila may experience 34 degrees Celsius temperature on Sunday.
April 10, 2018

"Summer", or the dry season is finally here, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration says.

Despite hotter weather, the weather bureau only officially declares the dry season when the easterlies, or warm winds from the east, are the dominant weather system.

The weather bureau's announcement though has been greeted by reports of rain in parts of Metro Manila.

April 8, 2018

The state weather bureau says it may declare the “dry season” or what Filipinos call "summer” this week.

In a radio interview with dzMM, weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio said the agency delayed its declaration of dry season because of the northeast monsoon affecting the country.

Aurelio said Pagasa will ensure that the northeast monsoon totally weakens before it declares the dry season.

April 8, 2018

The state weather bureau says gale warning up in northern, central and sothern Luzon areas due to northeast monsoon.

According to Pagasa weather specialist Gener Quitlong, fishing boats and small vessels are prevented from venturing into the rough seas.

Gale warning is up in the following areas:

  • Batanes
  • Babuyan Group of Islands
  • Cagayan
  • Isabela
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Sur
  • La Union
  • Pangasinan
  • Zambales
  • Bataan
  • Aurora
  • Camarines Provinces
  • Eastern coast of Albay
  • Eastern coast of Sorsogon
  • Eastern coast of Quezon including Polilio Island

 

The state weather bureau says Metro Manila may experience 34 degrees Celsius temperature on Sunday.

The heat index forecast also showed 38 to 39 degrees Celsius for Metro Manila. The heat index is the amount of human discomfort or what people perceive or feel in the air temperature.

On Saturday, Metro Manila recorded 34.9 degrees Celsius temperature.

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