Lebel ng Tubig sa Ilang Dam sa Bansa, Patuloy na Binabantayan
FILE PHOTO: Angat Dam (UNTV News)
MANILA, Philippines — Patuloy na binabantayan ng Hydrology Division ng Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) ang antas ng tubig sa ilang mga dam sa bansa.
Batay sa monitoring ng ahensya, naitala ang 211.48 meters na water level ng Angat Dam sa Bulacan na mas mataas ng isang metro sa normal high water level na 210 meters.
Sa La Mesa Dam naman, nananatili ito sa 79.45 meters.
Nasa 750.9 meters naman ang Ambuklao Dam na malayo pa sa water high level nito na 752 meters.
Sa Binga Dam naman, 574.35 meters na ang water level, na malayo pa sa 575 meters na normal high water level nito.
Pero nagbukas pa rin ang Binga Dam ng isang gate na may volume ng tubig na 0.5 meters kahapon.
Nagbukas rin ng isang gate kahapon para maglabas ng 0.3 meters na tubig ang Ipo Dam matapos umakyat sa 100.93 meters ang antas nito kumpara sa 100.8 meters na normal high water level nito.
Sa Magat Dam naman, nasa 192.59 meters na ito at bagama’t mas mataas na sa high water level na 190 meters ay hindi naman ito nagpakawala ng tubig. (UNTV News)
ITCZ brings scattered rainshowers, thunderstorms over parts of Luzon, Visayas
MANILA, Philippines—The Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao will continue to bring scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Monday.
Scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms will prevail over Metro Manila, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, and Western Visayas. The state weather bureau warned possible flash floods or landslides during moderate to at times heavy rains.
Cagayan Valley and Aurora will likewise have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and isolated thunderstorms, while the rest of the country will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. AAC
LPA spotted off Eastern Samar — PAGASA
MANILA, Philippines—A low pressure area (LPA) has been spotted in Eastern Samar, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
Based on the weather forecast of PAGASA, the LPA was spotted 525 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar at around 3 a.m. it is embedded along the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Palawan, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms are expected in Caraga, Eastern Visayas, and Central Visayas.
Batanes and Cagayan might experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains.
In Metro Manila, and the rest of the country, weather will be partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.
PAGASA said the LPA has a low chance of intensifying into a tropical depression within 24 hours. AAC
Ambuklao, Binga, Magat dams continue releasing water
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) on Tuesday (October 19) announced that Magat, Ambuklao, and Binga dams continue to release water.
A 6 am advisory from Pagasa said that Ambuklao dam has opened 2 gates at point-6 meters and Magat and Binga dams have opened one gate each.
Ambuklao has reached 751.83 meters water level, very close to its high normal water level of 752 meters.
Binga Dam, on the other hand, has reached 574.47 meters water level, nearing the high normal water level of 575 meters; while Magat dam water level is now at 191.83 meters which is getting close to 193 meters high normal water level.
On Monday, Pagasa started issuing warnings of possible flooding in areas likely to be affected by the opening of gates of Ambuklao, Binga and Magat dams. —/mbmf