Cloudy, damp Saturday expected nationwide — Pagasa
MANILA, Philippines — Cloudy skies and moderate roan showers are expected over a large part of Southern Luzon due to the trough or extension of a low pressure area’s (LPA), state meteorologists said.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that while the LPA is still outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) — around 1,095 kilometers east of Mindanao — its trough already affecting the country’s weather.
The latest Pagasa weather bulletin stated that the trough is expected to affect the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon), Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque Romblon Palawan) and Bicol regions.
Areas in the vicinity of restive Taal Volcano in Batangas are also expected to have rain showers.
Forecast temperature in Puerto Princesa City is 26 to 30 degrees, 27 to 31 degrees in Legazpi City, 21 to 32 degrees in Tagaytay City and 24 to 31 degrees in Metro Manila.
Other parts of Luzon are expected to have better weather conditions, but may also experience isolated rains like Tuguegarao City, which may register temperatures of 20 to 33 degrees Celsius. Temperature range in Laoag City is from 25 to 32 degrees and 16 to 24 degrees in Baguio City.
Satellite images also reveal thick cloud formations over Visayas and Mindanao, which may also cause rains over the weekend.
The entire Visayas and the northern parts of Mindanao may also expect rains.
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