The rain will be moderate to heavy in Ilocos, Cordillera, Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales and Bataan
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MANILA, Philippines – The southwest monsoon or hanging habagat will work on Northern Luzon and Central Luzon on Monday 27 August.
In a bulletin issued on Sunday, August 26 at 4:00 pm, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) warned that there would be moderate to heavy monsoon rains in the Region Ilocos, the administrative region Cordillera, Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales and Bataan.
The southwestern monsoon also brings scattered rain showers and thunderstorms to the rest of Central Luzon and the rest of the Cagayan Valley.
Residents of areas hit by the south-western monsoon must remain alert to possible flooding and landslides. (READ: QUICK FACTS: tropical cyclones, rain advices)
The rest of the country, unaffected by the southwest monsoon, will only have local thunderstorms on Monday. But flooding and landslides are also possible when the rain gets heavy.
A storm warning was also issued at 5 pm on Sunday for Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, the north coast of Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, the east coast of Cagayan and Isabela.
This means that seas of these areas are rough to very rough, with wave heights of 2.6 to 4.5 meters.
Fishermen and others with small vessels were advised not to sail in areas under the storm windows. Larger ships have to watch out for large waves.
There is currently no potential tropical cyclone that is being monitored.
So far, the Philippines had 12 tropical cyclones before 2018. The Philippines usually receive an average of 20 tropical cyclones per year. (READ: LIST: PAGASA & # 39; s names for tropical cyclones in 2018)
PAGASA declared the start of the rainy season last June 8th. – Rappler.com