Published: Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Welcome Summer 2018! PH Dry Season Officially Begins, Says PAGASA

It’s officially summer in the Philippines! Although we have had hot and weather the past weeks, it is only today, April 10, that summer has begun in the country. The Amihan or Northeast Monsoon season is over and the public may expect hotter temperatures in the coming days, said PAGASA.

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It’s officially summer in the Philippines! (Instagram/@justonewayticket)

Being a tropical country, it is virtually summer the whole year round in the Philippines. But for Filipinos, summer means the dry season when there is hardly any rainfall and the heat gets more intense. The humidity also increases thus making the heat even more unbearable.

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Due to this, PAGASA advises Filipinos to keep hydrated and avoid prolonged exposure to the sun, especially between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM, to avoid heat stress.