Rainy on Friday in several parts of PH–Pagasa

/ 06:37 AM October 10, 2014


MANILA, Philippines–The intertropical convergence zone will bring rains to several parts of the country on Friday, the weather bureau said.


“Visayas, Bicol Region, Zamboanga Peninsula and the province of Palawan will experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms,” the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.

Cagayan Valley will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rains.


Metro Manila and the rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the northeast to northwest will prevail over Northern and Central Luzon and coming from the southwest over the rest of the country. The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be moderate to rough.

Typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Vongfong), meanwhile, continued to move away from the country and is expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility by Saturday morning.

It was last observed 788 kilometers east of Itbayat in Batanes with maximum winds of 185 kph and gusts of up to 220 kph.

It was described as a super typhoon and was dubbed as the world’s strongest cyclone for 2014 but it did not directly affect the Philippines.

It moved north at 13 kph.


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