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Isolated rainshowers likely amid hot, humid weather in PH — Pagasa

/ 07:38 AM May 25, 2021
Satellite image from Pagasa

Satellite image from Pagasa

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) on Tuesday said rainshowers caused by isolated thunderstorms are likely to occur in the afternoon and evening, even as the heat and humidity is expected to persist throughout the country.

This is due to the Pacific easterlies or warm winds coming from the Pacific Ocean, according to Pagasa in its weather bulletin issued at 4 a.m.

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“Ang malaking bahagi po ng ating bansa patuloy pa ring mararanasan ang mainit at maalinsangang panahon,” said Pagasa weather specialist, Meno Mendoza.

(Most pats of the country will continue to experience hot and humid weather.)

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“At pagdating ng hapon at gabi malaki ang tiyansa na magkaroon tayo ng isolated thunderstorms,” he added.

(As the afternoon and evening come, there is a big chance of isolated thunderstorms.)

People are then advised to carry water to stay hydrated, as well as an umbrella to protect themselves from the sun and the occasional thunderstorms.

While the majority of the country will experience the same hot and humid weather, rainshowers are more likely to occur in parts of Mindanao, specifically, in the Caraga and Davao region.

“Magiging maulan po sa rehiyon ng Caraga at ng Davao, dahil pa rin po sa easterlies,” said Mendoza.

(It will be rainy in the Caraga and Davao regions, because of the easterlies.)

Forecast temperature range in key cities/areas:
Metro Manila: 25 to 34 degrees Celsius
Baguio City: 16 to 25 degrees Celsius
Laoag City:  25 to 34 degrees Celsius
Tuguegarao: 25 to 38 degrees Celsius
Legazpi City: 26 to 33 degrees Celsius
Puerto Princesa City: 26 to 32 degrees Celsius
Tagaytay: 23 to 33 degrees Celsius
Kalayaan Islands: 26 to 31 degrees Celsius
Iloilo City: 26 to 33 degrees Celsius
Cebu: 25 to 34 degrees Celsius
Tacloban City: 26 to 32 degrees Celsius
Cagayan De Oro City: 24 to 33 degrees Celsius
Zamboanga City: 24 to 33 degrees Celsius
Davao City: 25 to 32 degrees Celsius

No gale warning has been raised in the entire country.

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