MANILA – Typhoon Fabian has continued to move northward and is now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) at 640 km. north-northeast of Itbayat, Batanes.
In its tropical cyclone bulletin issued at 5 a.m. on Saturday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the southwest monsoon or “habagat”, which is being enhanced by “Fabian”, will continue to bring rains over Metro Manila, the regions of Ilocos, Central Luzon, and Calabarzon, and the provinces of Abra, Benguet, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, and northern Palawan, including the Calamian Islands.
Cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms brought by the southwest monsoon will prevail in Western Visayas and the rest of Luzon.
Meanwhile, the rest of the country will have cloudy skies with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms brought by the “habagat”.
Moderate to strong winds, headed southwest, will blow over Luzon, the Visayas, and the eastern seaboard of Mindanao, with moderate to strong coastal water conditions.
The rest of Mindanao will have light to moderate winds, also headed southwest, with slight to moderate coastal waters.
The temperature in Metro Manila will range from 24°C to 30°C; Baguio City, 17°C to 19°C; Legazpi City, 25°C to 30°C; Kalayaan Group of Islands, 27°C to 31°C; Cagayan de Oro City, 24°C to 35°C; and Metro Davao, 25°C to 35°C. (PNA)