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No storm but keeps umbrellas ready

by on Jan.03, 2011, under Breaking News

The weather bureau said that there is no tropical cyclone threatened or affected the country as of yesterday but scattered rains may be expected in the next days. Rains in the past two days were brought about by the northeast monsoon. The northeast monsoon will continue until February and advised the public to bring umbrellas and jackets when going out. The central office of the weather bureau reportedly that the tail ends of a cold front is also affecting Visayas and Mindanao causing cloudy skies with scattered rains. Thunderstorms and widespread rains which may trigger flashfloods and landslides will also prevail over Visayas. The temperature has also drooped due to the northeast monsoon which carries cold air from northern China. Pagasa said moderate to strong winds blowing from the northeast will prevail over Luzon, Visayas, and Eastern Mindanao today and coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough.

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PAGASA: More floods, landslides threaten parts of Luzon

by on Nov.06, 2010, under Places

The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said this is due to the tail end of a cold front affecting parts of Luzon. They said the affected areas included Cagayan, Isabela, Aurora and Apayao which had suffered casualties and damage due to the heavy rains in past days. The PAGASA bulletin also said rains loom over Visayas and Mindanao due to an intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ). The whole country will experience mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunder storm becoming cloudy with widespread rains over the eastern section of Northern and Central Luzon and Visayas which may trigger flashfloods and landslides.

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