Manila Standard Today -- Dec. rains sign of climate change -- 2010/december/21: "INTERMITTENT rains in the past two weeks are a manifestation of climate change, the weather bureau said Monday.
“Isolated or thunderstorm rains are becoming frequent and strong. Such is unusual,” meteorologist Edna Juanillo told Manila Standard.
Juanillo is the assistant weather services chief of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s Climatology and Agrometeorology Branch.
She said the increase in the amount of isolated rainfall is much larger than those in previous years.
“The frequency of such rains has surged as well,” she added.
Mindanao has not been spared, she said, adding that Pagasa has recorded an abnormal amount of thunderstorm rains in some parts."