Farm Weather Forecast
Synopsis

Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao

Issued at: 8AM Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Valid until: 8AM Thursday, December 01, 2022
FWFA: 22 – 293
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
Extreme Northern Luzon – Moderate to strong from east to northeast;
Metro Manila and the rest of the country

Light to moderate from east to northeast
LOWLAND
24 - 34

UPLAND
14 - 30
45 – 95 0 - 4
Caraga, Davao Region, and Leyte Provinces
Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms
Light to moderate from east to northeast
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LOWLAND:
24 - 32

UPLAND:
21- 31
60 – 98 0 – 6

Soil Moisture Condition
Wet

Extreme Northern Luzon, Quezon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, Catanduanes, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Leyte, northern part of Zamboanga Peninsula, eastern part of Caraga

Moist

Baler, some parts of Tarlac and Bulacan, Rizal, Oriental Mindoro, southern part of Palawan, Capiz, Southern Leyte, northern portion of Caraga

Dry

Rest of the country

Farming Advisories
ENSO ALERT SYSTEM STATUS
La Niña is expected to persist until Jan-Feb-Mar 2023 and then transition to ENSO-neutral afterwards.

IN AREAS AFFECTED BY LA NIÑA
During rainy period (La Niña), big trees near houses may have weak/dead branches that can fall and cause damage to houses, animal shelters and hurt inhabitants during strong winds and continuous heavy rains, as precautionary measure, cutting of excess leaves and branches of big trees is advisable
IN AREAS AFFECTED BY ITCZ, 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
NO GALE WARNING issued.

Extreme Northern Luzon will have moderate to rough seas while slight to moderate seas will prevail over the whole archipelago. 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. 23, Issued on 21 November 2022)

All types of shellfish and Acetes sp. or alamang gathered from coastal waters of Milagros in Masbate; Sapian Bay (Ivisan and Sapian), coastal waters of Roxas City, Panay, President Roxas, and Pilar in Capiz; Dauis and Tagbilaran City in Bohol; Dumanquillas Bay in Zamboanga del Sur; Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur and; Irong-irong, and San Pedro Bays in Samar are 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

: MTR / MAM VERIFIED BY: JAM