Amihan to bring rains, cold weather over PH
MANILA, Philippines — The northeast monsoon or “amihan” will contiue to bring rains and cold weather over the country on Wednesday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.
“Umiiral pa rin ang amihan o northeast monsoon sa buong bansa. Ito’y nagdadala ng mahihina at katatamtamang ulan sa ilang bahagi ng Luzon at Visayas,” Pagasa weather specialist Benison Estareja said in a weather report.
(Northeast monsoon continues to affect the whole country and will bring light to moderate rains in parts of Luzon and Visayas.)
Based on Pagasa’s forecast, Bicol region and Samar provinces will experience cloudy skies with rains, where flash floods and landslides may occur during moderate with at times heavy rains.
Cloudy skies with light rains will prevail over Cagayan Valley, the rest of Visayas, Caraga, and the provinces of Apayao, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Aurora, Quezon, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, and Romblon, with no significant impact.
Meanwhile, Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains, with no significant impact.
Pagasa is also not monitoring any cloud clusters that may intensify into a storm or a low pressure area, Estareja said.
“Kapansin pansin pa rin ‘yung ating mababang temperatura for today,” Estareja said.
(The low temperatures are still there.)
Forecast temperature range in key cities/areas:
Laoag: 20 to 39 degrees Celsius
Tuguegarao: 19 to 29 degrees Celsius
Baguio City: 14 to 22 degrees Celsius
Metro Manila: 22 to 30 degrees Celsius
Tagaytay City: 20 to 29 degrees Celsius
Kalayaan Islands: 23 to 32 degrees Celsius
Puerto Princesa City: 24 to 34 degrees Celsius
Legazpi City: 25 to 30 degrees Celsius
Iloilo City: 26 to 30 degrees Celsius
Cebu: 25 to 31 degrees Celsius
Tacloban City: 24 to 28 degrees Celsius
Cagayan De Oro City: 22 to 30 degrees Celsius
Zamboanga City: 23 to 32 degrees Celsius
Davao City: 24 to 32 degrees Celsius
Gale warning is raised over the following areas, meaning waves of 2.8 meters to 4.5 meters high can be experienced:
-Eastern coast of Quezon
-Northern and eastern coasts of Catanduanes
-Eastern coast of Albay
-Eastern coast of Sorsogon.
Fisherfolk in these areas are prohibited to venture out to the sea, Estareja said.
“Maaaring magtagal ‘yan hanggang sa susunod na dalawa hanggang tatlong araw,” he said.
(This may last until the next two to three days.)
The rest of the country, especially the western section of Luzon and Visayas, will likewise experience high waves.
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