TROPICAL DEPRESSION Emong, the fifth typhoon to pass through the country this year, exited the Philippine area Tuesday morning and has weakened as it moves towards southeastern China, weather bureau PAGASA reported.
The wind signals raised over Batanes and Cagayan have been lifted. Emong “is no longer directly affecting the country,” the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its 11 a.m. Tuesday advisory.
However, the southwest monsoon is expected to continue bringing scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms in the island provinces of Palawan and Mindoro, and parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila.
The country will have “generally fair weather” for the rest of the week, PAGASA said, apart from isolated rains and thunderstorms, mostly in the afternoon or evening.