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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 3:31 pm, by bdg
Afternoon classes of several schools in Malabon and Navotas are suspended due to flooding, The Department of Education (DepEd) announced.
Afternoon classes suspended are the following schools:
Tenejeros National High School
Tenejeros National High School – Acacia Annex
Malabon National High School – Concepcion Annex
Navotas Elementary School
Navotas 1 Elementary School
Bagumbayan Elementary School
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.
Image source: http://www.irishweatheronline.com/news/environment/flood/flooding-affects-thousands-in-the-philippines/20588.html
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 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 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 3, 2011 at 3:49 pm, by bdg
Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said “We can expect rain until Saturday. Even if ‘Kabayan’ is to exit Philippine territory on Friday, it will still enhance the southwest monsoon.”
Kabayan was located 1,030 km east-northeast of Basco, Batanes, and packing maximum winds of 165 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 200 kph and maintained its strength and continues to move west northwest. PAGASA released in their weather bulletin.
Expect to enhance the southwest monsoon over Luzon which may trigger flashfloods and landslides.