As the Northeast Monsoon continues its influence over Northern and Central Luzon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) issues the latest weather forecast for various regions across the country.
Bicol Region: Expect cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in the Bicol Region. These conditions are attributed to Easterlies, which may lead to possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to heavy rains.
Batanes, Cagayan, Kalinga, Apayao, Isabela, Aurora, and Quezon: Cloudy skies with light rains are anticipated in these areas, caused by the Northeast Monsoon. However, no significant impacts are expected.
Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon: Residents can expect partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains due to the Northeast Monsoon. Fortunately, there are no significant impacts foreseen.
The rest of the country: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms are forecasted, attributed to Easterlies and Localized Thunderstorms. During severe thunderstorms, there is a possibility of flash floods or landslides.
Forecast Wind and Coastal Water Conditions:
Northern Luzon and the eastern section of Central Luzon: Moderate to strong winds coming from the Northeast are expected in these areas. Coastal waters may become moderate to rough, with wave heights ranging from 1.2 to 3.4 meters.
The rest of the country: Light to moderate winds are anticipated, also from the Northeast direction. Coastal waters are expected to be slight to moderate, with wave heights ranging from 0.6 to 2.5 meters.
Residents and travelers in affected areas need to stay updated with the latest weather advisories and take necessary precautions. As always, it’s advisable to be prepared for any sudden changes in weather conditions.
Remember to stay indoors during heavy rains or thunderstorms, avoid crossing flooded areas, and heed warnings from local authorities. By staying informed and taking proactive measures, we can mitigate the risks associated with adverse weather conditions and ensure the safety of ourselves and our communities.
Stay safe and stay weather-ready, everyone!