'Habagat' PAGASA weather update July 28, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Southwest Monsoon or hanging habagat is still affecting the country and may continue in the succeeding days, state weather bureau PAGASA announced in its 4:00 am update on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

SEE ALSO: 'Habagat' PAGASA weather update July 29, 2021

Forecast Weather Conditions

Satellite image of Southwest Monsoon July 28
Satellite image of Southwest Monsoon and other weather system as of 5:00 am, July 28, 2021. via DOST-PAGASA

The scattered to widespread moderate to at times heavy rains in the following areas due to Habagat (Monsoon rains) may cause flooding or rain-induced landslides:
  • Ilocos Region
  • Batanes
  • Babuyan Islands
  • Apayao
  • Benguet
  • Zambales
  • Bataan
  • Occidental Mindoro

Moderate to at times heavy rains, also due to Southwest Monsoon (Occasional rains) may also bring flash floods or landslides in the following areas:
  • Metro Manila
  • rest of Cagayan Valley
  • rest of Cordillera Administrative Region
  • rest of Central Luzon
  • CALABARZON
  • Oriental Mindoro
  • Marinduque
  • Romblon
  • Northern Palawan including Cuyo and Calamian Islands
  • Antique
  • Aklan

'Habagat' PAGASA weather update July 28, 2021

The rest of the country may experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.

Public Weather Forecast Issued at 4:00 AM July 28, 2021

Public Weather Forecast Issued at 4:00 AM July 28, 2021 DOST-PAGASA Weather Specialist: Benison Estareja

Posted by Dost_pagasa on Tuesday, July 27, 2021

PAGASA continues to monitor Tropical Depression In-fa (formerly Fabian), which was last tracked 1,335 km north northwest of Extreme Northern Luzon. It has maximum sustained winds of 55 km near the center and gustiness of 90 km/h and moving north northwestward at 15 km/h.

Forecast Wind and Coastal Water Condition

Area: Luzon and Visayas
Wind Speed: Moderate to Strong
Wind Direction: Southwest
Coastal Waters: Moderate to Strong / (1.2 to 4.0 meters)

Area: Mindanao
Wind Speed: Light to Moderate
Wind Direction: Southwest
Coastal Waters: Slight to Moderate / (0.6 to 2.1 meters)

'Habagat' PAGASA weather update July 28, 2021

On average, there are 20 tropical cyclones that could form or enter the PAR each year. Only half of those are projected to make landfall.

PAGASA predicts that 1–3 tropical cyclones may enter the PAR this month.

The weather agency declared the onset of the rainy season on Friday, June 5.

— The Summit Express


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