PAGASA Releases Latest Weather Update for Monday (January 24)
The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that the LPA’s trough will bring scattered rain showers over some parts of the country.
On Monday (January 24, 2022), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. The low-pressure area will continue to affect the country’s weather condition.
PAGASA reported that the low-pressure area has been last spotted at 445 kilometers east of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte. The weather system has a slim chance of developing into a tropical cyclone.
The LPA is expected to cross the Visayas and Mindanao areas and may trigger rains. It will bring cloudy weather condition with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, and Davao region.
“Bagamat nananatiling mababa ‘yung tsansa nito na maging bagyo ay inaasahan po natin na tatawid ito dito sa Visayas, Mindanao area at magdudulot ng pag-ulan sa malaking bahagi ng Visayas, Mindanao,” Pagasa weather specialist Grace Castañeda said.
Possible flash floods or landslides during times of moderate to heavy rains are expected in these areas, according to the weather bureau.
The localized thunderstorms will bring partly cloudy to cloudy condition with isolated rainshowers over the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Apayao, Kalinga, Ifugao, Mt. Province, Abra, Benguet, Aurora, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan.
Meanwhile, the coastal water condition over eastern sections of Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. No gale warning has been raised over the country’s seaboards.
“Sa kasalukuyan po, wala tayong nakataas na gale warning kaya malayang makakapalaot ‘yung mga kababayan po nating mangingisda pati na rin ‘yung may mga maliliit na sasakyang pandagat,” Castañeda said.
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