Monsoon rainy

Manila weekend looks showery as the southwest monsoon or habagat continues to affect the Metro and parts of the country, state weather bureau PAGASA stated early Saturday. Weather specialist Meno Mendoza noted the low-pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) will continue to enhance the prevailing southwest monsoon. The weather disturbance, which is likely to mature into a tropical depression in the next few days, was located

Angat Dam

Monsoon rains will dampen large bands of the country on Thursday as the Angat Dam, which supplies water to Metro Manila, slipped closer to its lowest ever level, the state weather bureau stated Thursday. According to PAGASA, the light to moderate monsoon rains may spawn floods and landslides in Metro Manila and the provinces of Zambales, Bataan, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bulacan, Cavite, Batangas, Mindoro and Palawan. Ilocos Region, Visayas, the rest

Angat dam

PAGASA is predicting at least 50mm of rainfall per day for the week, conferring to its prediction model. Nikos Peñaranda, PAGASA weather specialist, stated the rain will distress western sections of the Visayas and Southern and Central Luzon including Metro Manila, Panay, Negros, Mindoro, Zambales and Bataan. A low-pressure area was also marked 470 km east of Aparri, Cagayan Tuesday morning but is unlikely to affect any part of the

Angat dam

MANILA – Brewing low pressure area is expected to bring rains over large swaths of the country, which may ease the declining level of Angat Dam, the primary water source of Metro Manila, the state weather bureau said Monday. At 3 a.m., the brewing storm was located 595 kilometers northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, stated PAGASA weather forecaster Meno Mendoza. The weather system is unlikely to intensify into a

Angat dam

MANILA – Water supply for Metro Manila may be reduced as Angat Dam’s water level went unrelenting to slide closer to the critical level, regulators and the state weather bureau stated Tuesday. According to weather agency PAGASA’s website, Angat Dam supplies water to the metropolis and Central Luzon, dunked to 161.78-meter mark as of 6 a.m. Such figure is below the 180-meter minimum level required for normal operations and just


MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has officially acknowledged the start of the rainy season beginning on Friday. The state weather bureau gave an advisory, “The occurrence of scattered to at times widespread rainfall associated with the Southwest Monsoon during the past few days as observed by most Pagasa stations in the western section of the country confirms the onset of the rainy season

Department Of Health

As the rainy season projected to start the following week, the Department of Health (DOH) on Friday, June 7, cautioned the public against certain illnesses. DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III said in a statement it is imperative for the public to be prepared for rainy season diseases such as diarrhea, typhoid fever, cholera, leptospirosis as well as malaria, and dengue. “It is best to arm ourselves with weapons against these

dry area

PAGASA foresees rains that brought floods to parts of Metro Manila late Wednesday were an indication of the dry season’s looming end as the 2 LPAs have fizzled out. PAGASA weather forecaster Robert Sawi noted Wednesday’s rains were caused by a frontal system or boundary between air masses with different temperatures, which enhanced 2 low pressure areas over Philippine waters. “This is a sign that the rainy season is coming.


A brewing storm also known as a low-pressure area (LPA) at the moment was spotted near Ilocos Sur, informed by state weather bureau PAGASA on Tuesday afternoon. PAGASA cited on its 4 o’ clock PM advisory that the LPA was last estimated 125 kilometers west of Sinait, Ilocos Sur. LPA’s channel reach will bring scattered rains and thunderstorms throughout Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon, PAGASA added. Visayas and


Heat and humidity readings in the National Capital Region are at record high at 40.8 degrees Celsius this weekend, according to PAGASA on Sunday. Data from the state weather bureau showed that its NAIA station in Pasay recorded the 40.8°C high on Saturday, the highest in the region since the dry summer season kicked in. Where the temperature in the National Capital Region hit its highest numbers for the year