‘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.

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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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