PAGASA: More Rainfall As The Wet Season Comes

Sugboanons, the wet season comes near. 

As the country approaches the onset of the wet season, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has issued a warning to expect more rainfall in the afternoons and evenings. The weather bureau is advising residents to prepare for the transition to the rainy season, which is characterized by increased precipitation in the latter parts of the day.

According to recent reports from state weather forecasters, the country is showing signs of transition from the dry season to the wet season, characterized by increased frequency of rainfalls. 

While the southwest monsoon has not yet taken hold, PAGASA suggests that the rainy season may officially begin between late May and early June.

PAGASA has also cautioned that the country may be susceptible to flash floods and landslides due to the expected moderate to heavy rainfall. Furthermore, the state weather agency has announced that the El Niño phenomenon is subsiding, but the country is currently under a La Niña watch. 

According to PAGASA, there is still a 60% chance that La Niña will develop between June and August. Thus, they suggest that we shall get prepared for this possible occurrence. 

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