Farm Weather Forecast
Synopsis

Easterlies affecting the country.

Issued at: 8AM Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Valid until: 8AM Wednesday, May 22, 2024
FWFA: 24-116
Forecast Area Agri-Weather Winds Temperature Relative Humidity Leaf Wetness
Metro Manila and the rest of the country Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms
Northern Luzon – Light to moderate from southeast to south;
Rest of the country – Light to moderate from east to northeast
LOWLAND:
24 - 39

UPLAND:
15 - 34
40 - 95% 0 - 4 hours

Soil Moisture Condition
Wet

n/a

Moist

Casiguran Aurora, Eastern Samar, and Davao del Norte

Dry

rest of the country

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Farming Advisories

EL NIÑO ADVISORY NO. 11/ LA NIÑA WATCH
During insufficient moisture supply, drip irrigation is one economical way of maintaining the moisture required by the crops. Mulching must be done to prevent the rapid loss of soil moisture and to maintain the good growing condition of crops

AREAS AFFECTED BY THE WEATHER SYSTEMS
EASTERLIES, THUNDERSTORMS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS

Extreme heat causes internal water stress in crops, weakens and destroys standing crops. Watering crop during early morning and evening periods will help alleviate stress on crops.

HEAT INDEX MONITORING AND FORECASTING (OBSERVED AND 2-DAY FORECAST)
The Heat Index is a human discomfort index that gives the apparent temperature on what humans perceive or feel as the temperature (from the surroundings) affecting the body. High air temperature and high relative humidity results to high apparent temperature
https://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/climate/climate-heat-index

Fishing Advisories

No Gale warning issued
Slight to moderate seas will be experienced over the the archipelago. Still be reminded to be very careful in fishing, especially those using small seacraft. Always bring an emergency kit. Be updated for the latest weather updates and farm advisories from DOST- PAGASA.

Red Tide Alert
(Courtesy of BFAR, Shellfish Bulletin No. 10 Inilabas 17 Mayo 2024)

All types of shellfish and Acetes sp. or alamang gathered from coastal waters coastal waters of Tagbilaran City in Bohol; Matarinao Bay in Eastern Samar; Dumanquillas Bay in Zamboanga del Sur; and coastal waters of San Benito in Surigao del Norte are still not safe for human consumption. Moreover, coastal waters of Tagbilaran City in Bohol, and Matarinao Bay in Eastern Samar are now positive for red tide toxin. 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.

Source:https://www.bfar.da.gov.ph/shellfish-bulletin-no-02-2022/

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