LPA’s trough, easterlies to bring rains over parts of PH

By GMA Integrated News

Published February 3, 2024 4:52am

The Northeast Monsoon (amihan) will bring light rains over Northern and Central Luzon while the trough of a Low Pressure Area (LPA) will bring scattered rains over Southern Mindanao on Saturday, PAGASA reported.

Meanwhile, the city/town with the lowest recorded temperature on Friday, Feb. 2, is Baguio City with 14.0°C occurring at 6 a.m.

Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to the trough of the LPA. Flash floods or landslides may possibly result due to moderate to at times heavy rains.

Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, and Davao Oriental will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to the easterlies. Moderate to at times heavy rains may possibly lead to flash floods or landslides.

Cagayan Valley, Aurora, and Quezon will have cloudy skies with light rains due to the monsoon but with no significant impact.

Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, and the rest of Central Luzon will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains also due to the monsoon with no significant impact.

Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms due to the easterlies and localized thunderstorms with possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms.

The wind speed forecast for the eastern sections of Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao is moderate to strong and moving in the east to northeast direction while coastal waters will be moderate to rough.

The rest of the country will experience light to moderate wind speed moving in the east to northeast direction while coastal waters will be slight to moderate.

Sunrise will be at 6:24 a.m., sunset at 5:56 p.m.

Yesterday, the three towns with the lowest temperature recorded are: Baguio City (14.0°C at 6:30 a.m.), Tuguegarao City, Cagayan (19.4°C at 8 a.m.), and Basco, Batanes (20.0°C at 2 a.m.).

The three towns with the highest temperature are: Catbalogan City, Samar (33.5°C at 8 p.m.), Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Sur (33.2°C 11 a.m.), and NAIA, Pasay City (32.2°C at 2:15 p.m.) — BAP/KG, GMA Integrated News

SOURCE: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/scitech/weather/896306/lpa-s-trough-easterlies-to-bring-rains-over-parts-of-ph/story/?just_in

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