Slim chance of tropical cyclone in PH this week — Pagasa
MANILA, Philippines — A slim chance that a tropical cyclone will form or enter the Philippine area of responsibility this week was forecast by state meteorologists on Monday.
Obet Badrina, a weather specialist at Pagasa, said despite the cloud cluster monitored off Mindanao, the agency still sees a low probability of a low-pressure area.
“May cloud clusters po tayo dito sa may bahagi ng Mindanao, pero sa ngayon, base sa pinakahuling datos natin mukhang maliit naman ang tiyansa nitong maging bagyo,” Badrina said in a public weather forecast.
(A cloud cluster is shaping in parts of Mindanao, but for now, our latest data indicated a small probability of turning into a typhoon.)
“Kaya masasabi po natin na at least sa linggong ito medyo maliit pa ang tiyansang may mabuong bagyo na papasok at mabubuo man sa loob ng ating Philippine area of responsibility,” he added.
(So we could say that, at least for this week would be a slight chance of a tropical cyclone forming or entering the Philippine area of responsibility.)
Pagasa had said two to three tropical cyclones would occur in the country this month.