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(UPDATED) Maria is the first typhoon of the season for Taiwan, and damage is limited for the island which is prone to violent storms through the summer
Gardo (Maria) is out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, but the southwest monsoon will continue to affect parts of Luzon and the Visayas
Gardo (Maria) continues to enhance the southwest monsoon in the Philippines as it begins to move toward the northern part of Taiwan
Monsoon rains are being experienced in Metro Manila, Palawan, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Romblon, Zambales, Pampanga, Bulacan, Cavite, Batangas, and Bataan
Occasional rains are expected in Mimaropa and Western Visayas, while scattered thunderstorms will hit Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Bicol, Zambales, Bataan, and Aurora
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Light to heavy rain is expected in Metro Manila, Mimaropa, Calabarzon, Bicol, Western Visayas, Bataan, and Zambales
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PAGASA advises residents to stay on alert as Typhoon Gardo (Maria) will enhance the southwest monsoon later on Monday, July 9, and in the next few days
Gardo (Maria) now has maximum winds of 200 km/h and gustiness of up to 245 km/h. It'll enhance the southwest monsoon.
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The typhoon will enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Monday, July 9. It won't hit land, but it'll enhance the southwest monsoon.
Mimaropa, Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Central Luzon, and Western Visayas have rain due to the southwest monsoon
The typhoon will enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Monday, July 9, while the southwest monsoon will bring rain to parts of Luzon and the Visayas on Sunday, July 8
Maria or the potential Gardo is not expected to make landfall in the Philippines, but PAGASA warns that it would enhance the southwest monsoon
The southwest monsoon will affect Metro Manila, Batangas, Cavite, Bataan, Palawan, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, and Western Visayas. Typhoon Maria also strengthens further outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility.
The typhoon, to be named Gardo once it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility, is expected to enhance the southwest monsoon