WEATHER UPDATE — According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the Low-Pressure Area (LPA) being monitored is now 180 km East of Butuan City, Agusan del Norte. It is expected to dissipate in the next 48 hours.
The weather agency reports the LPA now has a high chance of dissipating within the next 48 hours. However, the trough or extension of the LPA will continue to bring rains over Southern Luzon.
Meanwhile, the Northeast Monsoon or Amihan brings light rains over Northern Luzon. The rest of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao is forecast to have fair weather, with, at times, isolated rain showers.
WEATHER TODAY – JANUARY 16, 2023
For today’s weather forecast, most of Southern Luzon may expect rains in the morning. This includes the Bicol Region, Mimaropa, Calabarzon, and Metro Manila.
On the other hand, Batanes, Kalayaan, Babuyan Islands, and parts of Apayao are forecast to have light rains due to the Northeast Monsoon. The rest of Luzon is set to experience generally fair weather with isolated rain showers.
PAGASA forecasts fair weather over the Visayas for the rest of the day. However, isolated rain showers and thunderstorms may still affect Eastern Visayas.
The same fair weather conditions are expected over Mindanao. Isolated rain showers are also forecast over the islands due to localized thunderstorms.
PAGASA continues to issue a gale warning to areas in Luzon and Eastern Visayas. Waves are expected to reach up to 4 meters. See the full list below:
- Cagayan including Babuyan Islands
- The northest coast of Ilocos Norte
Watch the 5 am weather update today below:
Also read: PAGASA: LPA now 140km east of Surigao del Sur