Pagasa sees warm Monday weather due to easterlies

MANILA, Philippines — Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao will have humid weather, with partly cloudy to cloudy skies and isolated rain showers and thunderstorms due to the easterlies, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Monday.

Pagasa weather specialist Loriedin dela Cruz said the northeast monsoon is prevailing over extreme Northern Luzon, while the  tail-end of a frontal system is affecting the weather in the rest of Northern Luzon.


“Sa natitirang bahagi ng ating bansa ay easterlies naman ang dominante. Umiiral po ‘yan sa Southern Luzon, sa Visayas, maging sa Mindanao, at asahan natin ang maalinsangang panahon sa tanghali at early afternoon. Habang pagdating naman ng hapon o late afternoon hanggang gabi ay mataas ang tsansa ng mga thunderstorm,” she said in a weather forecast issued by Pagasa at 4 a.m.

(The easterlies are dominant in the rest of the country. It is prevalent in Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. We can expect humid weather at noon and early afternoon. In late afternoon until evening, thunderstorms are likely.)

Easterlies are warm winds coming from the Pacific Ocean.

Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon will bring cloudy skies with light rains in Batanes and Babuyan Islands, according to Pagasa’s forecast.

 Cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will prevail over the rest of Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region and Aurora province due to the tail-end of a frontal system, added Pagasa.


Forecast temperature range in key cities/areas:

Metro Manila: 24 to 32 degrees Celsius

Baguio City: 16 to 24 degrees Celsius

Laoag City:  26 to 32 degrees Celsius


Tuguegarao: 23 to 30 degrees Celsius

Legazpi City: 26 to 31 degrees Celsius

Puerto Princesa City: 25 to 33 degrees Celsius

Tagaytay: 21 to 30 degrees Celsius

Kalayaan Islands: 25 to 34 degrees Celsius

Iloilo City: 26 to 32 degrees Celsius

Cebu: 26 to 32 degrees Celsius

Tacloban City: 26 to 30 degrees Celsius

Cagayan De Oro City: 24 to 31 degrees Celsius

Zamboanga City: 25 to 33 degrees Celsius

Davao City: 25 to 32 degrees Celsius


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