Monsoon break begins
The Southwest Monsoon (Hanging Habagat) has weakened, causing generally fair weather condition to prevail in most parts of the country.
Today, the dominant weather systems include the Ridge of High Pressure Area (HPA), an extension of an anti-cyclone, and the Easterlies or warm and humid air from the Pacific Ocean. In Aurora and Quezon, cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms will prevail, making flooding possible in low-lying areas. In the remaining parts of the country, including Metro Manila, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers will be experienced.
Along with the improved weather conditions, temperatures are also expected to spike. In Metro Manila, 32 degrees Celsius will be experienced, while a scorching 35 degrees Celsius will be felt in Tuguegarao. Residents of Metro Cebu and Metro Davao can expect a warm 33 degrees Celsius.
PAGASA weather forecaster Shelly Ignacio said that the Monsoon Break will continue, and the storm-free weather condition likely to prevail in the next two to three days.