Pagasa: Fair, cloudy Tuesday with possible showers, thunderstorms

MANILA, Philippines — Fair weather, overcast skies, possible rain and thunderstorms due to the effects of the easterlies and the inter tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) are expected in different parts of the country on Tuesday,  the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Monday afternoon.

“Asahan pa rin ang makulimlim na panahon na may mataas na tiyansa ng ulan dito pa rin sa bahagi ng Bicol region, kabilang ang Catanduanes at Sorosogon epekto po ‘yan ng easterlies,” said Pagasa weather specialist Benison Estareja.

(Expect overcast skies and a high chance of rain in the Bicol region, including Catanduanes and Sorsogon. This is due to easterlies.)

 “Habang dito naman po sa Northern and Central Luzon kabilang ang Metro Manila ay generally fair weather conditions at magiging maaliwalas ang panahon sa umaga at sa tanghali, pero may tiyansa ng makulimlim pagsapit ng hapon at gabi na may kasamang localized thunderstorms,” he added.

(In Northern and Central Luzon, including Metro Manila, generally fair weather is expected  in the morning and afternoon. However, there’s a chance of overcast skies with localized thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.)

Meanwhile, cloudy skies and rain may also prevail over Eastern Visayas, particularly, in Northern Samar, Eastern Samar and Samar also due to the effects of Easterlies.

The ITCZ, on the other hand, will bring rain and cloudy skies to Southern Mindanao, particularly in Basilan, Sulu, Tawi Tawi, Davao Oriental, Davao de Oro, Davao Occidental and the Soccsksargen region.

Partly cloudy skies are expected in the rest of Visayas and Mindanao, with chances of localized thunderstorms.

No storm is expected to enter or form in and a round the Philippine area of responsibility within the week.

No gale warning is currently in effect over the country’s surrounding coasts and in-land seas, with only slight to moderate waves expected.

Forecast temperature range in key cities/areas on Tuesday

  • Metro Manila: 25 to 36 degrees Celsius
  • Baguio City: 18 to 27 degrees Celsius
  • Laoag City: 26 to 33 degrees Celsius
  • Tuguegarao: 24 to 38 degrees Celsius
  • Legazpi City: 26 to 33 degrees Celsius
  • Puerto Princesa City: 26 to 34 degrees Celsius
  • Tagaytay: 23 to 31 degrees Celsius
  • Kalayaan Islands: 27 to 33 degrees Celsius
  • Iloilo City: 27 to 33 degrees Celsius
  • Cebu: 27 to 32 degrees Celsius
  • Tacloban City: 26 to 32 degrees Celsius
  • Cagayan De Oro City: 26 to 32 degrees Celsius
  • Zamboanga City: 25 to 34 degrees Celsius
  • Davao City: 25 to 33 degrees Celsius