Habagat prevails in northern Luzon, parts of Mindanao; fair weather for the rest of PH | Inquirer News

Habagat prevails in northern Luzon, parts of Mindanao; fair weather for the rest of PH

/ 08:20 AM June 16, 2021
Satellite image from Pagasa

Satellite image from Pagasa

MANILA, Philippines — Most parts of the country are expected to experience fair weather, while Northern Luzon and some parts of Mindanao may continue to expect rains due to habagat or southwest monsoon, the state weather service reported on Wednesday.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), in its latest report, also said monsoon rains will affect Northern Luzon and Central Luzon, while localized thunderstorms have formed in parts of Zamboanga and Basilan.


“For this morning, and this afternoon, asahan natin yung partly cloudy and cloudy skies, at pulo-pulong pag-ulan,” weather specialist Benison Estareja said during his report, referring to Northern Luzon and Central Luzon.

(For this morning, and this afternoon, expect partly cloudy and cloudy skies and isolated rains in Northern and Central Luzon.)


“Sa natitirang bahagi ng ating bansa, kabilang ang Metro Manila, ay fair weather conditions naman… hindi ito monsoon break dahil meron pa rin namang southwest monsoon,” Estareja added.

(For the rest of the country, including Metro Manila, expect fair weather conditions…. This is not due to a monsoon break since there is still southwest monsoon.)

In Luzon, Metro Manila is projected to have temperatures ranging from 26 to 33 degrees Celsius; Tagaytay City at 23 to 31 degrees Celsius; Baguio City at 16 to 23 degrees Celsius; Laoag City at 24 to 32 degrees Celsius; Legazpi City at 25 to 33 degrees Celsius; Tugegarao City at 25 to 37 degrees Celsius; and Puerto Princesa City, with 25 to 33 degrees Celsius.

In Visayas, Cebu is projected to have temperatures ranging from 25 to 33 degrees Celsius; Iloilo, 25 to 33 degrees Celsius; and Tacloban at 25 to 32 degrees Celsius.

In Mindanao, Zamboanga City would have 25 to 34 degrees Celsius; Cagayan de Oro, 24 to 33 degrees Celsius; and 25 to 32 degrees Celsius in Davao City.

Meanwhile, no gale warning is raised on any country’s waters with the entire seas only expected to have slight to moderate sea condition, with exception of the Northern part of the country, which is projected to have moderate to strong sea condition.

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