PAGASA: No more LPAs inside PAR

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WEATHER UPDATE — According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), there are no more Low-Pressure Areas (LPA) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility. At the moment, the Northeast Monsoon and the Shear Line affect the country’s weather conditions.

The weather agency reports that the LPA near western Visayas left PAR at 2 AM today, while the other LPA near Visayas fully dispersed at the same period.

Currently, PAGASA is not monitoring any other LPAs until the weekend.

Today, the shear line causes cloudy skies over Southern Luzon and Visayas. On the other hand, the Northeast Monsoon or Amihan continues to bring light rains over areas in Northern Luzon.



WEATHER TODAY – JANUARY 18, 2023

For today’s weather forecast, major portions of Luzon, including Metro Manila, the Bicol Region, Calabarzon, Quezon, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, and Bulacan, are forecast to have cloudy skies with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms due to the shear line. Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, and Quezon may expect moderate to heavy rains today caused by the same weather system.

Meanwhile, Cagayan Valley and Apayao are forecast to have cloudy skies and rain due to the Northeast Monsoon. The rest of Luzon may expect fair weather with chances of rain brought by the Amihan.

Areas in Visayas and Mindanao may expect fair weather with chances of rain 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 4.5 meters. See the full list below:




  • Batanes
  • Cagayan including Babuyan Islands
  • Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Sur
  • Pangasinan
  • La Union
  • Isabela
  • Aurora
  • Northern Quezon
  • Camarines Norte
  • Northern coast of Camarines Sur
  • Northern and eastern coasts of Catanduanes

Watch the 5 AM weather update today below:

 – WhatALife!

Source: (PAGASA)


Also read: PAGASA: 2 LPAs spotted inside PAR




Jeraiza is a writer of Syntactics Inc. in Cagayan de Oro City. She writes for all sorts of topic to provide the right information and to keep the readers updated with the trends. A fan of all things classic, a typical bookworm with books gathering dust, and a fiction writer on weekends.

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