|PAGASA, one of the attached agencies of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) under its Scientific and Technical Services Institutes, is mandated to “provide protection against natural calamities and utilize scientific knowledge as an effective instrument to insure the safety, well being and economic security of all the people, and for the promotion of national progress.” (Section 2, Statement of Policy, Presidential Decree No. 78; December 1972 as amended by Presidential Decree No. 1149; August 1977)|
SYNOPSIS:Easterlies affecting the country.
Issued at:4:00 AM today, 15 March 2018
Eastern Visayas, Caraga and Bicol Region will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and isolated thunderstorms due to Easterlies. It has significant impact of Possible flooding or landslides due to light to moderate with at times heavy rains.
Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers caused by Localized thunderstorms and it has no significant impact.