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Easterlies affecting Mindanao, rest of country

WEATHER • 07:00 AM Sat Jan 20, 2024
Jose Cielito Reganit/PNA

MANILA – The easterlies and the northeast monsoon are forecast to bring cloudy skies with isolated rains over most parts of the country, the weather bureau said Saturday.

In its 4 a.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the northeast monsoon affecting Northern Luzon will bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains over the Cagayan Valley, Ilocos, and Cordillera regions.

The rest of the country, including Metro Manila, will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms due to the easterlies and localized thunderstorms.

Strong winds and rough coastal waters will be felt over the eastern sections of the Visayas and Mindanao, while the rest of the archipelago will experience moderate to strong winds and moderate to rough seas.

The temperature in Metro Manila will range from 21°C to 30°C; Baguio City, 14°C to 23°C; Laoag City, 21°C to 29°C; Legazpi City, 23°C to 30°C; Metro Cebu, 25°C to 30°C; Puerto Princesa City, 24°C to 31°C; and Metro Davao, 23°C to 31°C. 


Mindanao will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies.

Strong winds from east to northeast prevails on the eastern section of Mindanao and the coastal waters will be rough (2.8 to 3.4 meters).

Elsewhere, moderate to strong winds from east to northeast with moderate to rough seas (1.2 to 2.8 meters).

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