Pagasa: Rain showers, cloudy skies due nationwide on Saturday
MANILA, Philippines — The northeast monsoon or “amihan” and the shear line will bring rain to most parts of the country on Saturday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).
“Sa kasalukuyan wala tayong binabantayan na low pressure area o bagyo sa loob ng PAR (Philippine area of responsibility), at itong shear line ay nakakaapekto pa rin sa eastern section ng Mindanao,” Pagasa weather specialist Samuel Duran said in a weather forecast.
( No low pressure area is being monitored within PAR. The shear line is affecting the weather in the eastern section of Mindanao.)
“Samanatala, northeast monsoon o amihan ang nakakaapekto pa rin sa nalalabing bahagi ng ating bansa,” he added.
(Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon or amihan still affects the weather in the rest of the country.)
Based on Pagasa’s forecast, the shear line will bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms to Northern Mindanao, Caraga region, Soccsksargen region, Davao region, and Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.
Cagayan Valley, Apayao, Kalinga, Ifugao, Mountain Province, Aurora, Quezon, and Camarines Norte, meanwhile, will have cloudy skies with light rains due to the northeast monsoon.
The northeast monsoon will also bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains to Metro Manila and the rest of the country.
Below is the forecast temperature range in key cities/areas:
Metro Manila: 22 to 29 degrees Celsius
Baguio City: 12 to 22 degrees Celsius
Laoag City: 18 to 29 degrees Celsius
Tuguegarao: 19 to 27 degrees Celsius
Legazpi City: 23 to 30 degrees Celsius
Puerto Princesa City: 23 to 31 degrees Celsius
Tagaytay: 19 to 27 degrees Celsius
Kalayaan Islands: 24 to 30 degrees Celsius
Iloilo City: 24 to 30 degrees Celsius
Cebu: 24 to 30 degrees Celsius
Tacloban City: 24 to 29 degrees Celsius
Cagayan De Oro City: 24 to 29 degrees Celsius
Zamboanga City: 23 to 33 degrees Celsius
Davao City: 23 to 31 degrees Celsius
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