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Pagasa: Rain showers expected in many parts of PH on Monday

/ 07:49 AM May 16, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — Scattered rain showers are expected in many parts of the country on Monday due to various wether systems, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

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The intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) and the frontal system will trigger rain in parts of Northern Luzon.

“Sa araw na ito, dahil sa epekto ng frontal system, ang Ilocos Norte, Batanes, at Babuyan Islands ay makakaranas ng maulap na kalangitan na may mga kalat-kalat na pag-ulan at thunderstorm,” Pagasa weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio said.

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(Because of the effect of the frontal system, Ilocos Norte, Batanes, and Babuyan Islands will experience cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms.)

Meanwhile, the ITCZ will affect Palawan, Central and Eastern Visayas, and Mindanao.

“Sa bandang Palawan, dahil sa epekto ng ITCZ, makakaranas din ng maulap na kalangitan na may kalat-kalat na pag-ulan at thunderstorm,” Aurelio said.

(In Palawan, cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms are expected due to the ITCZ.)

“Dahil sa epekto ng ITCZ, makakaranas ng maulap na kalangitan na may mga kalat-kalat na pag-ulan at thunderstorm sa Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, at Mindanao,” he added.

(Because of the ITCZ, cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will likewise prevail in Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, and Mindanao.)

The rest of the country, including Metro Manila, will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms due to the easterlies and localized thunderstorms.

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The country’s coastal waters will be slight to moderate with waves of up to 2.5 meters in extreme northern Luzon and up to 2.1 meters elsewhere.

Pagasa added that there is currently no weather disturbance in and around the Philippine area of responsibiity.

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