WEATHER UPDATE — According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the Low-Pressure Area (LPA) being monitored has been spotted 295 km east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. Meanwhile, the shear line continues to affect Eastern Visayas.
The weather agency reports the LPA has a low chance of turning into a tropical storm within the next 24 hours. However, the combined effect of the weather system and the shear line will bring rain cloudy skies, isolated rain showers, and thunderstorms over the Bicol Region, Visayas, and Mindanao.
The Northeast Monsoon, or Amihan, also continues to affect the eastern section of Luzon.
WEATHER TODAY – JANUARY 11, 2023
For today’s weather forecast, Luzon will have generally fair weather conditions, except for the eastern portion due to the Northeast Monsoon. Areas such as Cagayan Valley, Aurora, Quezon, Marinduque, and Oriental Mindoro are forecast to have cloudy skies with rains brought about by the Amihan.
Meanwhile, the Bicol Region may experience cloudy skies with isolated rain and thunderstorms due to the LPA.
Due to the Low-Pressure Area, most of Visayas and Mindanao will experience rains and thunderstorms for the rest of the day. Residents are warned of landslides and flash floods caused by steady rains.
PAGASA continues to issue a gale warning to areas in Luzon and Eastern Visayas. Waves are expected to reach up to 5 meters. See the full list below:
- Eastern coast of Cagayan
- Northern Quezon, including northern and eastern coasts of the Polillo Islands
- Camarines Norte
- Northern coast of Camarines Sur
- Northern and Estern coast of Catanduanes
Watch the 5 am weather update today below: