6 months 2 to 4 tropical cyclones likely in August – Pagasa MB
By Ellalyn de Vera-Ruiz The formation of two to four tropical cyclones is likely in August, which could either make landfall or veer away north of the country, according to the state weather bureau. (MANILA BULLETIN) Based on the historical record of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), two to four cyclones usually enter or form inside the country’s area of responsibility this August, which either move west or northwest of Northern Luzon. July-September period is the peak of southwest monsoon season, locally known as “habagat” and tropical cyclone activity is at its maximum. During the period, ... more