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The climate of the Philippines is mostly tropical. It is continuously being monitored by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

When or What type

Types of weather are tropical and has types.

  1. Dry during November to April, the rest rain
  2. Rainfall pronounced from November to January
  3. dry during november to April, the rest rain
  4. Rainfall more or less

There are only 2 seasons: Sun (tag-init) and Rain (tag-ulan). This is due to the country's position on the equator.

Typhoons

The Philippines is situated within the Typhoon Belt making it hazardous between the months July and October. North and East Luzon, Eastern Visayas, Bicol and Metro Manila usually gets really wet and dangerous places when there is rainfall. Twenty-eight (28) storms have since entered the Philippine Area of Responsibilty (PAR).

Types

  1. Tropical Depression
  2. Tropical Storm
  3. Severe Tropical Storm
  4. Typhoon
  5. Super Typhoon

Naming

Every typhoon that enters the Philippines is given a name by PAGASA. The first letter of each of these names follow the order of the alphabet and are either a boy or girl's name. Back then, all the typhoons were named after girls, but now it is done alternately.

An example is the list of names for 2015 which reached up until "Z":

  1. AMANG
  2. BETTY
  3. CHEDENG
  4. DODONG
  5. EGAY
  6. FALCON
  7. GORING
  8. HANNA
  9. INENG
  10. JENNY
  11. KABAYAN
  12. LANDO
  13. MARILYN
  14. NONOY
  15. ONYOK
  16. PERLA
  17. QUIEL
  18. RAMON
  19. SARAH
  20. TISOY
  21. URSULA
  22. VIRING
  23. WENG
  24. YOYOY
  25. ZIGZAG
Note that "X" and "Ñ" are missing from this list

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