‘Florita,’ monsoon to bring rain to Luzon | Inquirer News

‘Florita,’ monsoon to bring rain to Luzon

/ 06:20 AM July 02, 2018

Parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila, may experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rain due to Tropical Storm “Florita” (international name: Prapiroon) and the southwest monsoon, the weather bureau said on Sunday.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said as of 3 a.m., Florita was 700 kilometers east-northeast of Basco, Batanes, packing maximum winds of 85 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 105 kph.


Pagasa said the storm was not expected to make landfall. It was also projected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility on Sunday afternoon, moving north-northwest at 22 kph.


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TAGS: Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Space Administration (PAGASA), Philippine weather, Prapiroon, Southwest Monsoon, Tropical Storm Floria
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