Northeast monsoon to bring passing light rains over Luzon, Visayas


Most parts of the country will continue to experience fair weather as the weather disturbance near Mindanao has already move away from the country, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Tuesday.

In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Chris Perez said that while they do not not anticipate any cyclone to affect the country in the next three days, the public are advised to bring umbrella in most parts of the country including Metro Manila which will have a mixture of sunny to partly cloudy skies with isolated passing light rains due to the effects the cold northeast monsoon or “hanging amihan.”

He added that the northeast monsoon continues to affect Luzon and the Visayas.

Perez added that Mindanao will experience gradual weather improvement with partly cloudy to cloudy skies and isolated rainshowers due to localized thunderstorms.

In its advisory, PAGASA said that moderate to occasionally strong winds blowing from the northeast to east will prevail over Northern Luzon and coming from the northeast over the rest of Luzon and Visayas. The coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to occasionally rough.

Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the northeast to north with slight to moderate seas. PNA


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