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Written on September 5, 2011 at 2:47 pm, by bdg
Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said do not expect any new cyclone until at least Friday.
Its numerical models show no cyclone entering the Philippine area of responsibility until then, PAGASA said on its Twitter account
Even thou there’s no cyclone entering the Philippine area of responsibility, PAGASA indicated a monsoon trough may bring rain to various parts of the country in the next few days but PAGASA added that expects three to four cyclones to enter Philippine territory in September and “two to three” cyclones are expected in October, and “one to two” cyclones in November and one cyclone is expected in December
Written on September 1, 2011 at 11:25 am, by bdg
The weather should start improving during the weekend even flash floods and landslides continue to threaten parts of northern and Central Luzon, state weather PAGASA said.
We see no cyclone approaching the country. The weather system affecting us is the southwest monsoon. We expect the weather to gradually improve during the weekend, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration forecaster Ricky Fabregas said.
Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms loom over the western section of the country, PAGASA posted in their weather bulletin.
On Wednesday northern and Central Luzon experience a heavy rain showers due to an active monsoon enhanced by tropical cyclones Mina and Talas.
Written on August 31, 2011 at 12:54 pm, by bdg
Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that the heavy rain showers that fell over parts of Metro Manila on Wednesday are due to an active monsoon enhanced by tropical cyclones “Mina” and “Talas” not from tropical cyclone.
Monsoon is strong in the western sections of Northern and Central Luzon.
Strong to gale force wind is expected to affect the seaboards of Northern and Central Luzon, PAGASA posted in their weather bulletin.
Written on August 26, 2011 at 9:08 am, by bdg
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) raised public storm signal number 3 over Isabela, Cagayan and northern Aurora while Signal number 2 was raised over Batanes, Calayan, Babuyan Group of Islands, Apayao, Kalinga, Quirino and the rest of Aurora on Thursday as Typhoon Mina came closer to the eastern seaboard of Luzon with gusty winds of up to 170 kilometers per hour (kph) and rainfall of 15 to 25 millimeters per hour.
Meanwhile, signal number 1 was hoisted over Ilocos Norte, Abra, Ilocos Sur, Mt. Province, Benguet, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya and Nueva Ecija.
“Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under Public Storm Warning Signals and Southern Luzon and Visayas are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides,” PAGASA said.
Mina is packing maximum sustained winds of 140 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 170 kph as it continues to move west at 13 kph.
Written on August 25, 2011 at 1:15 pm, by bdg
Some parts of northern Luzon put under signal no. 1 after tropical storm Mina increase the intensity and became a typhoon, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said on Thursday.
Northern Aurora, Isabela and Cagayan remained under Storm Signal No. 1. Base on 11 a.m. advisory of PAGASA.
As of 10:00 AM today, the eye of Typhoon “MINA” was located based on satellite and surface data at 310 km East of Casiguran, Aurora with a maximum sustained Winds of 120 kph near the center and Gustiness of up to 150 kph. PAGASA released in their weather bulletin update.
Typhoon “MINA” is expected to be at 220 km Northeast of Casiguran, Aurora by tomorrow morning and at 260 km North Northeast of Tuguegarao City or at 100 km Southeast of Basco, Batanes by Saturday morning. By Sunday morning, it will be at 200 km North Northeast of Basco, Batanes. PAGASA added.
Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary Graciano Yumul said Mina will leave the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Tuesday.
Written on August 23, 2011 at 1:23 pm, by bdg
Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said that Tropical Depression Mina gained strength but slowed down from 11 kph to 7 kph due to its interaction with another LPA east of Mina and another tropical depression northeast of Mina.
Mina continued moving north northeast at a slightly slower 7 kph. Mina was estimated at 350 kms east northeast of Virac, Catanduanes as of 10 a.m., packing maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center, PAGASA added.
Mina is expected to enhance the southwest monsoon and will bring scattered to widespread rains over southern Luzon and the Visayas and estimated rainfall from 10 to 20 mm per hour within the 300-km diameter of Tropical Depression Mina.
PAGASA said Mina may exit Philippine territory Friday morning.
Written on August 18, 2011 at 8:20 am, by bdg
A high-pressure ridge affecting the Luzon area is keeping the monsoon from becoming active, Department of Science and Technology said.
Due to an inter-tropical convergence zone (ITC) we may experience rain showers in the afternoon until the end of August.
DOST Undersecretary Graciano Yumul Jr. advised Filipinos to schedule their outdoor activities in the morning as rain usually comes in the afternoon.
PAGASA posted in their weather bulletin that the whole country will experience mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms becoming cloudy with scattered to widespread rains over the western section of Southern Luzon.
Light to moderate winds blowing from the East to Northeast will prevail over Luzon and coming from the Southwest to Southeast over the rest of the country. The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be slight to moderate, PAGASA added.
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Written on August 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm, by bdg
Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the Central and Southern Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao may experience mostly cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ).
Base on PAGASA weather bulletin, as of today, there is no tropical cyclone within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).
Light to moderate winds blowing from the East to Southeast will prevail over Northern Luzon and coming from the East to Northeast over the rest of the country. The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be slight to moderate. PAGASA Post in their weather bulletin.
image source: http://www.weather.gov.ph/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1338:daily-weather&catid=131:forecasts&Itemid=49
Written on August 9, 2011 at 8:22 am, by bdg
Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said that the rain fell in metro manila on Tuesday morning was not due to cyclone.
“So far there is no low-pressure area in Philippine territory but there is a tropical depression just at the boundary”. PAGASA forecaster Connie Dadivas said.
As of 5 a.m, the tropical depression is still outside Philippine territory and they tracking the movement of cyclone because there is still a possibility it may enter Philippine territory.
image source: http://post.jagran.com/experts-predict-more-rainfall-ground-water-level-to-improve-1307347643
Written on August 4, 2011 at 9:27 am, by bdg
Filipinos can expect improved weather as Typhoon Kabayan is expected to exit Philippine territory Friday morning.
In an interview of PAGASA forecaster Gener Quitlong, Quitlong said Metro Manila in particular can expect temperatures to go up as the weather improves. If ‘Kabayan’ maintains its speed and course, we expect it to leave Philippine territory Friday morning. In Metro Manila we are already seeing improved weather conditions. We expect today to be partly cloudy.”
Expect the weather in Metro Manila will be warm. We can now dry our clothes. He added.
As of 4 a.m. Thursday, PAGASA released in their weather bulletin, Kabayan was estimated 860 km east northeast of Basco, Batanes packing maximum sustained winds of 165 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 200 kph.
It said Kabayan is forecast to move west-northwest at 13 kph.