By Bong Lozada
Typhoon “Jose” has maintained its strength as it continued its travel north, enhancing the southwest monsoon that would continue to bring occasional rain in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon, the weather bureau said.
Monsoon rains worsened by an offshore typhoon have caused flooding in northern Philippine villages, but officials say the storm is too far off at sea to hit the country.
Typhoon “Jose” (international name: Halong) packed stronger winds as it continued to move west northwest of the Philippines, the state weather bureau said Sunday.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Classes remained suspended in Iloilo City on Tuesday as many areas, including schools, remained flooded due to days of heavy rains.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Expect a “summer-like” weather for the next few days as the tropical storm with the international name “Hagibis” moves farther away from the country, making its way to China.