Farm Weather Forecast
Synopsis

Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon.

Issued at: 8AM Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Valid until: 8AM Thursday, August 11, 2022
FWFA: 22-201
Forecast Area Agri-Weather Winds Temperature Relative Humidity Leaf Wetness
Ilocos Region, Zambales, Bataan and Kalayaan Islands
Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms
Ilocos Region, Zambales, Bataan and Kalayaan Islands– Moderate to strong from southwest to southeast;

Rest of the western section of Luzon – Light to moderate from South to Southeast.





LOWLAND:
23 - 32

UPLAND:
20 - 30
70 - 98% 4 - 6 hours
The rest of the country
Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms
Light to moderate from south to southeast LOWLAND:
23 - 34

UPLAND:
14 - 32
65 - 98% 0 - 6 hours

Soil Moisture Condition
Wet

Ilocos Sur, Pangasinan, Isabela, Nueva Viscaya, Cordillera Administrative Region, Quezon City, Cavite, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon, Mindoro, Northern Palawan, Camarines Sur, Albay, Catanduanes, Sorsogon, Negros Occidental, Zamboanga Peninsula, Bukidnon, Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, most areas in Western Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Davao Region and Caraga

Moist

Batanes, Romblon, Pag-asa Island, Camarines Norte, Negros Oriental, Bohol, Davao City, Surigao del Norte, most areas in Ilocos Norte, some areas in Sorsogon, and rest of Cagayan Valley, National Capital Region, Albay and Western Visayas

Dry

Rest of the country

Farming Advisories
ENSO ALERT SYSTEM STATUS
La Niña is forecasted to continue until DJF 2022 -2023 (55-70% chance) with ENSO neutral conditions thereafter.

IN AREAS AFFECTED BY LA NIÑA
Prolonged rainfall (during la Niña), destructive grain-sucking rice-bugs (liptocorisa) can be abundant and can attack any time, be vigilant and always inspect your rice fields and ask precautionary measures to your local agriculturist.

IN AREAS AFFECTED BY SOUTHWEST MONSOON, THUNDERSTORMS, AND MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS
Continuous wet weather, promotes fungal development and can cause damage to stored farm products, reduce the quality, viability and market price of the grains. Thus, it is advised to keep barns and crop storage rooms in good, dry, and well-ventilated condition.
Fishing Advisories

GALE WARNING
Gale Warning is raised over the western seaboard of Luzon (the western coast of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan, Lubang Island and Kalayaan Islands). Moderate to rough seas will be experienced over the western seaboards of Luzon while the rest of the country will have slight to moderate seas. Still be reminded to be very careful in going out fishing especially those using small sea craft. Always bring emergency kit. Be updated for the latest weather update and farm advisories from DOST- PAGASA.

Red Tide Alert
(Courtesy of BFAR, Shellfish Bulletin No. 14, Issued on 05 August 2022)

All types of shellfish and Acetes sp. or alamang gathered from the areas of coastal waters of Dauis and Tagbilaran City in Bohol; Dumanquillas Bay in Zamboanga del Sur; and Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur are still positive for Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) or toxic red tide and still NOT SAFE for human consumption. Fish, squids, shrimps and crabs are safe for human consumption provided that they are fresh and washed thoroughly, and internal organs such as gills and intestines are removed before cooking.

PREPARED/UPLOADED BY: NRE / JOT / DPO VERIFIED BY: JAM