Pagasa: Warm, sunny Monday nationwide due to easterlies
MANILA, Philippines — It will be a warm, sunny Monday nationwide due to the easterlies, according to the state weather bureau.
In its early morning update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the easterlies, or warm winds coming from the Pacific Ocean is prevailing over the entire country.
“Dahil sa easterlies, ang malaking bahagi ng bansa ay medyo makakaranas ng mainit na panahon,” said Pagasa weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio.
(Because of the easterlies, most parts of the country will experience hot weather.)
“At sa araw na ito, maganda at maaliwalas na panahon ang mararanasan natin hindi lamang sa Luzon pati na din sa Visayas at Mindanao,” Aurelio added.
(Today, fair weather is expected not only in Luzon but in the Visayas and Mindanao.)
Aurelio, however, said the easterlies could still trigger thunderstorms and light to moderate rains.
Pagasa did not raise any gale warning over any of the country’s seaboards.
Coming soon: Amihan
Meanwhile, Aurelio said Northern Luzon may start feel the effects of the northeast monsoon or “amihan” in the coming days.
“Sa mga nagtatanong kung nasaan na po ang amihan, ang amihan po ay nasa bandang Taiwan, at hindi pa po umaabot sa ating bansa.
(The “amihan” is in. the vicinity of Taiwan and is not yet affecting the country.)
Pero maaari pong bukas at sa mga susunod na dalawa hanggang tatlong araw, itong amihan ay inaasahan natin maaapektuhan ang malaking bahaging bahagi ng northern Luzon,” said Aurelio.
(However, we expect it to affect most parts of Northern Luzon by Tuesday or in the next two to three days.)
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