​Monsoon break begins

One fine morning in the City of Pines, Baguio.

The Southwest Monsoon (Hanging Habagat) has weakened, causing generally fair weather condition to prevail in most parts of the country.
Today, the dominant weather system​s 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.

Desserie Dionio

Desserie Dionio

Weather Reporter at Panahon TV

Desserie’s passion for Journalism roots from her stint as a Features Writer for the Tandang Sora National High School’s school paper. A graduate of Bachelor in Broadcast Communication from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) Manila, she started her career as a news writer and social media administrator. To date, Desserie works as a Social Media Strategist and Weather Reporter for PanahonTV. She believes that the simplest changes in our everyday lives can make the world a better place.