Philippine Weather Forecast: August 9, 2017 | Two weather systems affect PH

The Southwest Monsoon or Hanging Habagat continues to affect the country but compared to the previous weeks, its effect is much weaker. Its presence will be felt in the Extreme Northern Luzon. Meanwhile, the Ridge of High Pressure (HPA) is affecting the rest of Luzon and Visayas. This mid-week, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers will be experienced in the entire archipelago. Occasional heavy rains and gusty winds may also occur during thunderstorms.

Gale warning remains lifted but fisherfolk are still alerted against moderate to occasional rough seas in Extreme Northern Luzon while slight to moderate seas will prevail in the remaining coastal areas in the country.

In an interview with Panahon TV, PAGASA Weather Forecaster Meno Mendoza said no weather disturbance is expected to exist or develop within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) within the next 3 days. However, the public is still advised to monitor updates and further development.

Mendoza added that Habagat may prevail this month and may last until September. Several weather systems are also expected to affect the country this month. These include the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), Low Pressure Area (LPA) and Tropical Cyclone, which will bring rains and thunderstorms.

Amor Larrosa

Amor Larrosa

Weather Reporter at Panahon TV

Amor is a Mass Communication graduate of the Far Eastern University. During her college years, she enjoyed performing onstage for FEU Theater Guild, her school's official theater organization. As a Panahon TV reporter, she wants to inspire others by sharing her knowledge about climate action and disaster preparedness. Recently, she has started producing her own segments, most of which tackled said issues. In 2015, Amor attended the World Meteorological Organization’s training for Broadcasting in Vietnam, wherein she learned about the most effective ways of delivering climate and weather information to the public. Apart from reporting on the television and radio, she also hosts parties, weddings, birthdays and sports-related events.