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Typhoon Maymay leaves PAR, but monsoon brings rain

Parts of Luzon and the Zamboanga Peninsula have light to heavy rain on Monday, September 3 — MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Maymay (Jebi) left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) before dawn on Monday, September 3, just hours after it entered. In a bulletin released past 5 am on Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and …

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Heavy monsoon rain expected in Northern, Central Luzon

Rain from the southwest monsoon will mostly be in Ilocos, Cordillera, Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, and Bataan on Tuesday, August 14 — (MANILA, Philippines) A low pressure area (LPA) will continue to enhance the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat on Tuesday, August 14. The southwest monsoon is affecting Luzon. In a bulletin …

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Tropical Storm Leepi outside PAR, ‘unlikely’ to enter

But the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm Karding (Yagi) will continue to bring rain on Sunday, August 12 — (MANILA, Philippines) A tropical storm with the international name Leepi was spotted outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), while the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat continues to affect Luzon and parts of the Visayas. …

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NDRRMC on red alert due to monsoon rain, floods

This means personnel must be on duty 24/7 to respond to the calamity and there should be ‘immediate’ coordination among government agencies — (MANILA, Philippines) The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) went on red alert on Sunday morning, August 12, after the enhanced southwest monsoon triggered heavy rain and massive floods in …

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Monsoon dumps over half of August rainfall in just 1 day

Filipinos experience around 53% of the expected rainfall for the month just on Saturday, August 11 — (MANILA, Philippines) Thinking that it rained way too much on Saturday, August 11? It turns out that more than half of the expected volume of rain for the entire month of August fell just on Saturday, as the …

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More rain expected August 11 as Karding enhances monsoon

Aside from Tropical Storm Karding (Yagi), the tropical depression outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility is also making the southwest monsoon stronger — (MANILA, Philippines) Tropical Storm Karding (Yagi) and a tropical depression outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) will continue to enhance the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat on Saturday, August 11. In …

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Karding-enhanced monsoon to bring rain on August 10

The southwest monsoon is stronger because of Tropical Storm Karding (Yagi) and a low pressure area — MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm Karding (Yagi) shifted its direction from west to northeast, though it will still not approach land and will only remain near the boundary of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). It is, however, …

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Tropical Depression Karding hardly moving over PH Sea

Karding is located 1,160 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, as of Tuesday evening, August 7 — (MANILA, Philippines) Tropical Depression Karding maintained its strength on Tuesday evening, August 7, while almost stationary or hardly moving over the Philippine Sea. In a bulletin issued 11 pm on Tuesday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration …

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Tropical Depression Josie off to Taiwan, monsoon rain to persist

There’s also a low pressure area which could enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Monday, July 23 — MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Josie was heading for northeastern Taiwan before dawn on Monday, July 23, but it continues to enhance the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat. A low pressure area (LPA) is also being …

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Over 13,800 Filipinos in Luzon evacuate due to monsoon

The Department of Social Welfare and Development and local government units provide around P9.16 million in aid to affected residents — (MANILA, Philippines) The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said around 13,888 persons have evacuated to temporary shelters as the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat continues to dump more rain in Luzon.   …

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