Pagasa: Rain showers expected in most parts of PH on Thursday

Thursday weather forecast: Rain showers in many parts of PH

MANILA, Philippines — The southwest monsoon, or “habagat,” will continue to bring rain to most parts of the country on Thursday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

“Itong Central Visayas, Western Visayas, at kasama na rin po ang buong Mindanao ay makakaranas ng maulap na kalangitan na may mga kalat kalat na pag-ulan at thunderstorms,” said Pagasa weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio.

(Central Visayas, Western Visayas and Mindanao will experience cloudy skies with scattered showers and thunderstorms.)

The same weather will prevail over parts of Luzon, specifically Palawan, Occidental Mindoro and Romblon.

Partly cloudy skies are forecast over the rest of Luzon, including Metro Manila, especially in the morning, with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms more likely in the afternoon and evening.

“Samantala ang Eastern Visayas makakaranas ng fair weather, pero may tiyansa pa rin ng mga isolated na pag-ulan,” said Aurelio.

(Meanwhile, Eastern Visayas will experience fair weather, but there is still a chance of isolated rain showers.)

Meanwhile, no cyclones or low-pressure areas are expected to form in and around the Philippine area of responsibility until Saturday.

Forecast temperature range in key cities/areas on Thursday

  • Metro Manila: 25 to 34°C
  • Baguio City: 18 to 26 °C
  • Laoag City: 25 to 33°C
  • Tuguegarao: 25 to 35°C
  • Legazpi City: 25 to 33 °C
  • Puerto Princesa City: 25 to 32 °C
  • Tagaytay: 24 to 32 °C
  • Kalayaan Islands: 26 to 32 °C
  • Iloilo City: 26 to 31 °C
  • Cebu: 25 to 31 °C
  • Tacloban City: 25 to 32 °C
  • Cagayan De Oro City: 24 to 31 °C
  • Zamboanga City: 24 to 31 °C
  • Davao City: 25 to 31 °C