ITCZ


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ITCZ

abbreviation for
(Physical Geography) Intertropical Convergence Zone
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The ITCZ, a breeding ground for potential low pressure area or tropical cyclone, will bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay, Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-tawi, South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Davao del Sur, and Davao Occidental.
"Mindanao will have mostly cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms because of the ITCZ," PAGASA said in a weather advisory.
This article challenges the assumption that the seasonal cycle of rainfall in equatorial Africa Is controlled by the seasonal excursion of the ITCZ and calls for additional research on the seasonal cycle.
ITCZ is a convergence line between northwesterly wind and easterly moist wind that cause rising currents of air leading to formations of convective rainy clouds.
ITCZ is a critical resource, producing some of the most-intense rainfall on the planet, providing water for ecosystems and agriculture, and affecting hundreds of millions of people.
The ITCZ affecting Visayas and Mindanao, which is the thick clouds coming from the south of Asia, is considered a breeding ground for low-pressure areas (LPAs) or potential cyclones.
The season is ripe for the ITCZ to move south, crossing the border and coming into our airspace.
Northern and southern trade winds crash into each other in the globe-encircling ITCZ.
Furthermore, current climate models suggest that the ITCZ is pushed farther south during ice ages and that prevailing winds over the Wahiba Sands during those periods flow from the northwest.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Mindanao will experience cloudy skies with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms due to the ITCZ.
Mindanao and Eastern Visayas will experience cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms due to the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), the state weather bureau said Sunday.
Pagasa sees rainy election day !-- -- Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - May 11, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines No tropical cyclone is likely to affect the country during the elections on Monday, but rains are expected due to the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), the state weather bureau said yesterday.