It’s still early February, yet we’re already feeling the hot embrace of summer. And speaking of summer, it’s officially back albeit too early. And it brings with it an unwanted “kid”…
Dry spell in 14 provinces
Fourteen provinces are reeling under dry spell conditions based on rainfall observation conducted in January, according to the state-run Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.
In its latest El Niño bulletin (Advisory No. 6), PAGASA said the dry spell areas are mostly in Luzón, and the rest in the Visayas. These are the provinces of Benguet, Batanes, Cagayán, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Bulacán, Nueva Écija, Pampanga, Batangas, Iloílo, Antique, Guimarás, and Negros Occidental.
Some areas of Cápiz province are also experiencing drought conditions, the weather bureau said.
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