Southwest monsoon continues to affect parts of Luzon
MANILA, Philippines – A southwest monsoon will affect the western section of Luzon, state weather bureau PAGASA said on Friday, August 26.
As of 4 pm Friday, PAGASA located the eye of Typhoon Dindo (Lionrock) at 1,025 km east northeast of Itbayat, Batanes.
It has maximum sustained winds of 160 kilometers per hour (km/h) near the center and gustiness of up to 195 km/h. The typhoon is forecast to move east northeast at 7 km/h.
Metro Manila and the provinces of Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan, Tarlac, Pampanga, Cavite, Batangas, and Palawan will experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms in the next 24 hours.
The rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.
Moderate to strong winds will blow from the southwest over Luzon and Visayas, causing moderate to rough seas.
Elsewhere, coastal waters will be slight to moderate as light to moderate winds blow from the south to southwest. – Rappler.com