Pagasa logs heat index of 49°C in Aparri, Cagayan on May 12

Pagasa logs heat index of 49°C in Aparri, Cagayan on May 12

By: - Reporter / @FArgosinoINQ
/ 07:58 PM May 12, 2024

Pagasa logs heat index of 49°C in Aparri, Cagayan

Aparri, Cagayan. INQUIRER FILES

MANILA, Philippines — Aparri in Cagayan experienced the highest index on Sunday at 49°C, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

This is followed by Roxas City in Capiz at 47°C and two areas under 46°C namely, Laoag City in Ilocos Norte and Dagupan City in Pangasinan, based on the state weather bureau’s 5 p.m. report.


READ: Heat index in Laoag, Aparri may reach 46 °C on Sunday (May 12) – Pagasa


A total of 34 areas, including the four mentioned, hit 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.

On the other hand, three areas — Tuguegarao City in Cagayan; Iloilo City in Iloilo; and Guiuan in Eastern Samar — reached 45°C.

Meanwhile, nine areas also experienced extreme heat at 44°C. These are as follows:

  • Science Garden, Quezon City
  • Bacnotan, La Union
  • Baler, Aurora
  • San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
  • Cuyo, Palawan
  • Virac, Catanduanes
  • Catarman, Northern Samar
  • Zamboanga City, Zamboanga Del Sur
  • Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte

Below are other areas that hit 43 to 42°C:

  • Naia, Pasay City (43°C)
  • MMSU, Batac, Ilocos Norte (42°C)
  • ISU Echague, Isabela (43°C)
  • Iba, Zambales (43°C)
  • Cubi Point, Subic Bay Olongapo City (42°C)
  • Tayabas City, Quezon (42°C)
  • Ambulong, Tanuan, Batangas (43°C)
  • Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (43°C)
  • Aborlan, Palawan (43°C)
  • Daet, Camarines Norte (42°C)
  • Legazpi City, Albay (42°C)
  • Masbate City, Masbate (43°C)
  • Juban, Sorsogon (42°C)
  • CBSUA-Pili, Camarines Sur (42°C)
  • Dumangas, Iloilo (43°C)
  • Siquijor, Siquijor (42°C)
  • Catbalogan, Samar (43°C)
  • Dipolog, Zamboanga Del Norte (43°C)
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