1. The onset of rainy season heavily relies on Climate Type I areas. The rainy season or wet season is a time when the country receives rains from various weather systems such as southwest monsoon or habagat, intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), low pressure area (LPA), and tropical cyclone (TC). However, we only need to observe the rainfall and prevailing winds among Climate Type I areas … Continue reading It’s Raining, Man! Here are 5 Things to Know about the Rainy Season in the Philippines
A few times in May and June, an insect known as a flying termite or “gamu-gamo” gather on street and house lights. It is also during these times when the rainy season begins in the Philippines. While studies on the relationship of winged termites and the start of the wet season are limited, large evidence links the two together. There are two conditions needed for … Continue reading Do Flying Termites Signify the Start of the Rainy Season?