PAGASA Weather Update January 13, 2023: LPA at 140 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur and Northeast Monsoon Affecting Northern and Central Luzon

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) releases the latest weather update.

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Forecast Weather Conditions

The Low-Pressure Area (LPA) is now 140 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (8.2°N, 127.6°E). Based on the gathered data from the Tropical Cyclone- Threat Potential, the likelihood of it transforming into a Tropical Cyclone is low. However, PAGASA will immediately report any changes that occur.

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Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, Negros Occidental, Albay, Masbate, Sorsogon, and Catanduanes will experience “cloudy skies with scattered to widespread rainshowers and thunderstorms” due to the LPA. This weather condition will bring “possible flooding or landslides due to moderate to heavy with, at times, intense rains.”

The LPA will also affect Caraga, Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula, MIMAROPA, the rest of Western Visayas, the rest of Bicol Region, and Quezon, bringing “cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms.” Residents from these areas should watch out for “possible flooding or landslides due to moderate to heavy rains.”

The Northeast Monsoon will affect Northern and Central Luzon, bringing varying effects depending on the area. Metro Manila, Cagayan Valley, the rest of CALABARZON, and Aurora will have “cloudy skies with rains,” bringing “possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate with, at times, heavy rains.” On the other hand, the Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, and the rest of Central Luzon will have “partly cloudy to cloudy skies with light rains,” bringing “no significant impact” on the land area.

The rest of Mindanao will have “partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms” due to the LPA and localized thunderstorms. Residents should also watch for “possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms.”

Wind and Coastal Water Conditions

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Luzon will experience moderate to strong winds moving from the east to the northeast. The condition of its coastal water will be moderate to rough (1.2 to 4.0 meters).

Visayas and Mindanao can also expect moderate to strong winds from the southeast to the northeast, with moderate to rough coastal water conditions (2.1 to 4.0 meters).

Temperature and Relative Humidity

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Here are the reported temperature and relative humidity in the Philippines as of January 13, 2023:

  • Max Temperature will be 31.0°C at 1:50 PM
  • Minimum Temperature will be 22.0°C at 5:00 AM
  • Max Relative Humidity is 91% at 5:00 AM
  • Minimum Relative Humidity is 54% at 1:50 PM

Philippine Cities Weather Forecast

Here are the reported weather conditions in the Philippine Cities as of January 13, 2023:

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Contact PAGASA

Should you have weather-related concerns, you may also reach PAGASA at the following contact details:

  • Facebook: @PAGASA.DOST.GOV.PH
  • Twitter: @dost_pagasa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact Number: (02) 8284-0800

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