Southwest monsoon or habagat was affecting the western sections of Luzon and Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) issued in its 24-Hour Public Weather Forecast Friday at 4 pm.
The super typhoon Betty (international name: Mawar), which hit western Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Thursday afternoon and was expected to bring more rain over the next few days.
Monsoon rains or a seasonal change in the direction of winds and rains caused by Southwest Monsoon was affecting Occidental Mindoro, Antique, and northern Palawan including Cuyo, Calamian, and Kalayaan Islands. According to PAGASA, possible impacts include flash floods or landslides due to moderate to heavy rains.
Cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms caused by Southwest Monsoon was affecting Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Bulacan, Batangas, Cavite, the rest of MIMAROPA, and Western Visayas.
While the rest of the country was having partly cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms may happen.
Luzon and the eastern section of Visayas was experiencing moderate to strong wind speed from Southwest to South. With coastal waters of moderate to rough / (1.2 to 3.7 meters).
The rest of the country was experiencing light to moderate wind speed from south to southwest. Coastal waters of slight to moderate/ (1.0 to 2.5 meters).
Tidal Predictions for Manila Bay showed first lowtide on Friday at 4:06 pm of 0.06m and first high tide at 10:24pm of 0.47m. Meanwhile, low tide for June 03, 2023, Saturday, was expected to be at 1:06 am of 0.47m and a high tide at 8:51 am 1.14m, National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) predicted.