'Habagat' rains expected over northern, central Luzon — Pagasa | Inquirer News

‘Habagat’ rains expected over northern, central Luzon — Pagasa

/ 07:59 AM August 16, 2022
Screenshot of Pagasa weather satellite image

Screenshot of Pagasa weather satellite image

MANILA, Philippines — The southwest monsoon or “habagat” will continue to affect northern and central Luzon on Tuesday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

“Yung habagat o southwest monsoon ay patuloy pa rin na nakakaapekto doon po sa northern Luzon at central Luzon, kaya makaka-asa pa rin tayo ng pag-ulan dulot nito,” said Pagasa weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio in the bureau’s public weather forecast.

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(The habagat or southwest monsoon will continue to affect northern Luzon and central Luzon, so we can still expect rain).

According to Pagasa, the southwest monsoon will bring cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over the Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Aurora, Zambales and Bataan.

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Metro Manila and the rest of the country can expect partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms, either caused by the southwest monsoon or localized thunderstorms, according to Pagasa.

For areas affected by the rain, the state weather bureau warned of possible flash floods and landslides. They also did not issue any gale warnings for Tuesday.

The state weather bureau also added that the low pressure area reported on Monday has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility.

Pagasa listed these temperature ranges in the following cities and areas:

Metro Manila —  25 to 31 degrees Celsius
Baguio — 16 to 22  degrees Celsius
Laoag — 24 to 31 degrees Celsius
Tuguegarao — 24 to 32  degrees Celsius
Legazpi — 25 to 32 degrees Celsius
Puerto Princesa —  25 to 32 degrees Celsius
Tagaytay — 23 to 30 degrees Celsius
Kalayaan Islands — 25 to 32 degrees Celsius
Iloilo — 25 to 32 degrees Celsius
Cebu — 25 to 32 degrees Celsius
Tacloban — 26 to 32 degrees Celsius
Cagayan de Oro — 24 to 31 degrees Celsius
Zamboanga — 24 to 33 degrees Celsius
Davao — 25 to 32 degrees Celsius

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