Falcon, along with the enhanced southwest monsoon, yesterday dumped moderate to heavy rains over Abra, Kalinga, Isabela, Mountain Province and Ifugao Isabela, La Union, Zambales and Bataan Cavite, Batangas, Occidental Mindoro, Northern Palawan, including Calamian Group
, Cuyo Island, Aklan and Antique.
The airport is the main gateway to the Calamian Group
of Islands that compromises the islands of Busuanga, Coron and Culion, which are sought after tourist destinations.
The Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) will bring scattered to widespread monsoon rains over Metro Manila, Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, rest of Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Western Visayas, Cavite, Batangas, Rizal, Laguna, Mindoro Provinces, and Northern Palawan including Calamian Group
There are seven subgroups of Tagbanua in the 163 islands that constitute the Calamian group
, and all have been making claims for autonomy in their ancestral lands under the provisions of the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997.
Northern Palawan, including the Calamian Group
Meanwhile, the southwest monsoon will bring scattered to widespread monsoon rains over Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, rest of Cagayan Valley, Western Visayas, Cavite, Batangas, Rizal, Laguna, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, and northern Palawan including Calamian group
1 remains hoisted over 28 areas: Masbate including Ticao Island Romblon Southern Oriental Mindoro Southern Occidental Mindoro Northern Palawan including Cuyo Island and Calamian Group
of Islands Northern Samar Eastern Samar Samar Biliran Leyte Southern Leyte Bohol Cebu Siquijor Negros Oriental Negros Occidental Guimaras Iloilo Capiz Aklan Antique Dinagat Islands Surigao del Norte Surigao del Sur Agusan del Norte Agusan del Sur Misamis Oriental Camiguin Residents of these areas should expect winds of 30 to 60 kph or intermittent rains within 36 hours.
Due to the enhanced habagat, a gale warning remains in effect as rough to very rough seas is expected over Batanes, Babuyan group of islands, Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Island, and Palawan including Calamian group
1 was raised over Masbate including Ticao Island, Romblon, southern Oriental Mindoro, southern Occidental Mindoro, Palawan including Cuyo Island and Calamian Group
of Islands, Biliran, Leyte, northern Cebu, northern Negros Occidental, Guimaras, Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, and Antique.