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PAGASA: Rainy Friday Due to ITCZ

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WEATHER UPDATE — According to the Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), rains will continue to dampen a huge part of the country due to the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Palawan, the Visayas, and Mindanao, the weather bureau said Friday.

With the heavy rain and thunderstorm, PAGASA has issued flood advisories in certain Visayas, Palawan, and Mindanao areas. Although the weather around the country will stay mostly sunny and routine, there will be heavy rain during the afternoon and evening. 

Weather Today – June 23, 2023

Palawan, Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, and Caraga will have cloudy skies with rain showers and thunderstorms caused by the ITCZ. Listed areas will experience severely heavy rains and cause possible flash floods or landslides. 

Metro Manila and the rest of the country will also be experiencing cloudy skies with rain showers and thunderstorms. The weather will be normal as there will only be rain showers and thunderstorms during late afternoon or evening, causing flash floods and landslides. 

Palawan and Mindanao will have expected to moderate coastal water levels with the wind directing from Northwest to West. The Visayas will also have slight to moderate coastal water levels with the wind directed from East to Northeast. Lastly, the rest of Luzon has a wind direction of East to Southeast with regular coastal water conditions. 

PAGASA has also issued a flood advisory and listed areas with possible flooding.

The listed areas are:

  • Agusan Del SUr
  • Surigao Del Sur
  • Agusan Del Norte
  • Surigao Del Norte
  • Misamis Occidental
  • Lanao Del Norte
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Zamboanga
  • Cebu
  • Negros Oriental
  • Bohol
  • Samar
  • Leyte
  • Aklan
  • Capiz
  • Antique
  • Iloilo
  • Guimaras

– WhatALife!/Zain

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Also read: PAGASA: ITCZ Causes Heavy Rain Shower and Thunderstorms in Palawan, Visayas, and Mindanao

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