THE water level at Angat Dam has decreased due to the “monsoon break,” in accordance with the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and then Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).
On Friday, the water level at Angat a little dropped to 161.69 meters, a 0.17-meter reduction from the previous day. Previously, Angat had raised above the 160-meter critical mark after consecutive seems to increase to a total of 3.9 meters from Sunday to Wednesday due to the tropical depression “Egay” as well as the southwest monsoon.
PAGASA specialist Lanie Bitagon said the “monsoon break” started on Thursday while the southwest monsoon shifted to the country, likely to continue in the next four days.
“If we provide a 24-hour weather forecast on expanded weather scenes, it is possible until July 9 monsoon breaks. So that you can expand the wealth (Based on a 24-hour weather conditions forecast and the extended view of the weather, the success of the rainy season can last until July nine). So that it may still yet extend it), “Bitagon mentioned.
Besides Angat, water levels in all other dams in Luzon, which includes La Mesa and then Ipo, have mildly reduced on Friday and then remained below their normal levels. Lowest reduction of 0.01 meters was registered at San Roque while the highest possible reduction of 0.29 meter was recorded at Magat.
On Friday, water level at Ipo was at 99.63 meters , La Mesa at 72 .27 meters , Ambuklao at 741.77 meters, Binga at 569.84 meters, San Roque at 232.31 meters, Pantabangan at 191.62 meters, and then Magat at 180.63 meters.
Average higher levels are 101 meters for Ipo, 80.15 meters for La Mesa, 752 meters for Ambuklao, 280 meters for San Roque, 216 meters for Pantabangan, and then 190 meters for Magat.
The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) has earlier announced that not a single alterations might be executed longer than the water level is still far from the 180-meter minimum operation level and the 210-meter normal operating level. Water concessionaires have scheduled services interruptions after the NWRB decreased allocation for Metro Manila to 40 cubic meters per second (cms) on June 19 as well as 36 cms on June 22.