Cold front, ‘Amihan’ in Luzon, Visayas to bring rain in parts of PH

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Source: Project Noah | 9:01 am, January 15, 2012

MANILA, Philippiinnes — The tail-end of a cold front in Eastern Visayas and the northeast monsoon (Amihan) affecting Eastern Luzon will bring cloudy skies and rains in parts of the Philippines, the state weather bureau said Tuesday.

Samar and Leyte provinces, Central Visayas and Mindanao will have cloudy skies with occasional light to moderate rainshowers or thunderstorms, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.

Bicol region, Cagayan Valley and the provinces of Aurora, Quezon and Palawan will experience cloudy skies with occasional light rains while Metro Manila and the rest of the country will be partly cloudy with brief rainshowers or thunderstorms.

Monday’s coldest temperature in Metro Manila due to the prevailing northeast monsoon was recorded at 23.3 degrees Celsius at 5 a.m, while the hottest temperature was recorded at 3:50p.m. at 28.7 degrees Celsius.

Temperatures for Tuesday in Metro Manila will be between 23 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius while Baguio City will be between 13 degrees Celsius to 23 degrees Celsius, Pagasa said.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the northeast will prevail over Luzon and its coastal waters will be moderate to rough. Elswhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the northeast with slight to moderate seas.

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