Dagupan City to reach highest heat index of 47°C on April 29

Dagupan City to reach heat index of 47°C on April 29 — Pagasa

By: - Reporter / @FArgosinoINQ
/ 07:55 AM April 29, 2024

Dagupan City to reach highest heat index of 47°C on April 29 — Pagasa

PARA SA PAMILYA. Delmar Paggao, 33, is working to produce a construction material despite the sweltering heat. PHOTO BY KURT DELA PEÑA/INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines — Dagupan City in Pangasinan is expected to experience extreme heat and reach the highest index on Monday at 47 degrees Celsius (°C), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

Based on Pagasa’s forecast, Aparri in Cagayan may hit the second-highest heat index at 46°C.


READ: Sunday’s heat index in Iba, Zambales reaches extreme danger level


Besides the two, the state weather bureau said 34 other areas will likely reach a heat index of 42 to 51°C, which falls under the “danger” category. Pagasa said this level would likely cause heat cramps and exhaustion, while heat stroke is probable with continued heat or sun exposure.

According to the state weather service, five areas are expected to reach 45°C. These are:

  • Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
  • Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
  • ISU Echague, Isabela
  • Baler, Aurora
  • Bacnotan, La Union

This is followed by six areas that may hit 44°C:

  • Sinait, Ilocos Norte
  • Casiguran, Aurora
  • Coron, Palawan
  • San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
  • Aborlan, Palawan
  • Dumangas, Iloilo

Meanwhile, below are other areas that would likely reach 42°C to 43°C:

  • Naia, Pasay City (43°C)
  • Science Garden, Quezon City (42°C)
  • MMSU, Batac, Ilocos Norte (43°C)
  • NVSU Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya (43°C)
  • Iba, Zambales (42°C)
  • Clark Airport, Pampanga (42°C)
  • CLSU Muñoz, Nueva Ecija (42°C)
  • Cubi Point, Subic Bay, Olongapo City (42°C)
  • Sangley Point, Cavite (42°C)
  • Ambulong, Tanuan, Batangas (43°C)
  • Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (43°C)
  • Legazpi City, Albay (42°C)
  • Virac, Catanduanes (43°C)
  • CBSUA-Pili, Camarines Sur (42°C)
  • Roxas City, Capiz (42°C)
  • Mambusao, Capiz (42°C)
  • Iloilo City, Iloilo (43°C)
  • La Granja, La Carlota, Negros Occidental (42°C)
  • Guiuan, Eastern Samar (43°C)
  • Dipolog, Zamboanga del Norte (42°C)
  • Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur (43°C)
  • Davao City, Davao del Sur (42°C)
  • Butuan City, Agusan del Norte (42°C)

Pagasa advised the public to limit outdoor time amid the extreme heat to ensure public safety.

The agency also urged the public to drink plenty of water and avoid tea, coffee, soda, and liquor. It also advised to use umbrellas, wear hats and sleeved clothing outdoors, and schedule heavy-duty activities during the cooler periods of the day.

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