WEATHER UPDATE – According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), Shear line affects the eastern section of Mindanao, Northeast Monsoon affects Luzon and Visayas.
PAGASA reports that the Shear Line will affect the eastern section of Mindanao, while the Northeast Monsoon will impact Luzon and Visayas.
WEATHER UPDATE TODAY – January 17, 2024
Mindanao will encounter cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms caused by the Shear Line. Moderate to heavy rains may cause possible flash floods and landslides.
Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Aurora, Quezon, Marinduque, Oriental Mindoro, and Camarines Norte will experience cloudy skies with light rains due to the Northeast Monsoon. These conditions are not expected to cause significant disruption.
Metro Manila and the rest of the country can anticipate partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains due to the Northeast Monsoon. These conditions are not expected to cause any impact.
Based on PAGASA’s Wind and Coastal Water forecast:
- The northern and eastern sections of the country will experience strong northeast winds, causing rough coastal water conditions (2.8 to 4.0 meters).
- The rest of the country will experience moderate to strong northeast winds, leading to moderate to rough coastal waters (1.2 to 3.7 meters).
The Shear Line surrounding Mindanao leads to diverse weather conditions in the said portion of the country as of today. The Northeast Monsoon is also expected to impact the rest of the country, which includes rain showers, thunderstorms, and cloudy skies.
These weather patterns can cause sudden floods or landslides and affect coastal regions with different wind intensities.
Individuals are urged to stay informed about weather predictions, implement necessary precautions, remain vigilant of their environment, and be ready for possible emergency situations.
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