PAGASA Says Easterlies to Bring Rains Over Parts of PH
PAGASA LATEST UPDATE – The state weather bureau reported that Easterlies will bring rains over some parts of the country.
On Monday (December 11, 2023), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. The easterlies will affect the country’s weather conditions.
PAGASA reported that the easterlies will affect the country. The easterlies will bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms over the Bicol region, Northern Samar Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, and Romblon.
The Easterlies /Localized Thunderstorms will bring similar weather conditions over Visayas, Palawan including Kalayaan Islands, and Occidental Mindoro.
“Due to the easterlies, anticipate warm weather in a large part of Luzon, with some partly cloudy skies, particularly in the eastern areas like Cagayan Valley, Aurora, Quezon, and Bicol Region,” Pagasa weather specialist Benison Estareja said.
Estareja reported that Metro Manila, Tuguegarao, Isabela, and a large portion of Palawan will experience 33 degrees Celsius. The residents in the affected areas are advised to take caution against hot weather conditions.
Fairweather condition is expected over central and western regions.
“Isolated rain showers are also possible due to the easterlies and localized thunderstorms in Northern Samar and Eastern Samar,” he said.
Generally fair weather condition is expected over Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi. However, possible rain showers are still expected.
“By midday, the hottest areas are expected to be in the southern part of Mindanao, including Zamboanga City, Cotabato, General Santos City, and Davao City, which may [have] temperatures [of] up to 34 degrees Celsius,” Estajera explained.
The northeast monsoon has weakened but will continue to affect the weather in some parts of the country.
“In the afternoon until evening, some areas, particularly in the Caraga Region, Davao Region, and the province of Bukidnon, are expected to experience rainfall,” he added.
No gale warning was raised in any parts of the country, according to PAGASA.