Pagasa raises La Niña alert
The weather bureau on Thursday set up a La Niña Watch as it urged the government to prepare for the coming climate pattern that is the opposite of El Niño.
Where El Niño, which the country is currently experiencing, brings very hot, dry weather, La Niña is characterized by intense rainfall.
In its latest advisory, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services (Pagasa) said “the El Niño continues to weaken in the tropical Pacific; meanwhile the possibility of a developing La Niña is favored during the second half of 2016. With this current state, La Niña Watch is now in effect.”
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