by Philippine News Agency | Tuesday, 28 June 2016
Tropical depression “Ambo” which has weakened into a low pressure area has exited the country, but expect rains in most parts of the country on Tuesday and the rest of the week due to the presence of Intetropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.
For Tuesday forecast, cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms will be experienced over Palawan, Visayas and Mindanao while partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms will prevail over Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest to south will prevail over Palawan and coming from the southeast over the eastern section of Visayas and of Mindanao and over the rest of Luzon. The coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the southwest to southeast with slight to moderate seas.
The state weather bureau has not issued gale warning as the fisherfolks are safe to venture into the seas.
For the weekly forecast, from Wednesday to Thursday, the regions of northern Mindanao, ARMM and Zamboanga peninsula will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms due to ITCZ while Metro Manila and rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with a high chance of some isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms in the afternoon or evening.
From Friday until Monday (July 1-4), the whole country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms in the afternoon or evening.
PAGASA is expecting at least one to three tropical cyclones to affect the country. They will be named “Butchoy” “Carina” and “Dindo”. (PNA)