There’s one feature of the dry season that most Filipinos do not like. What is it? It’s the thunderstorm!
In my previous flood safety tip, I talked about the beginning of the Philippines’ dry season. Since the Philippines is a tropical country, it does not go through the cycle of four seasons normally enjoyed in Western countries. Here, dry season is enough to bask in the glow of the morning sun!
However, there’s one feature of the dry season that most Filipinos do not like. Even those foreign nationals who have been living here for a long time (like me!) can vouch that the Philippines’ dry season is not all fun.
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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.
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Two weather systems are currently affecting the conditions in different areas across the Philippines. The Northeast Monsoon or Amihan is causing cold winds over the extreme northern Luzon; and the Easterlies or the humid air coming from the Pacific Ocean on the eastern portion of the country.
PAGASA said in their latest bulletin that cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms are expected over #Caraga
region; partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains over #Batanes
. Meanwhile, #MetroManila
and the rest of the country may experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers. #Weather #News #Update
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In their latest bulletin, PAGASA said that they are monitoring the Low-Pressure Area (LPA) outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), which was last estimated 1,695 km East of Mindanao.
Meanwhile, the Easterlies or humid air are forecast to affect the eastern portion of the country. #Weather #News #FloodExperts
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