PAGASA Weather Update January 24, 2023: LPA at 280 km Southeast Davao City and Northeast Monsoon Affecting Luzon and Visayas

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 within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Based on the data gathered, the LPA is 280 km Southeast of Davao City (5.3°N, 127.4°E). PAGASA’s Tropical Cyclone-Threat Potential states that the likelihood of this LPA transforming into a Tropical Cyclone is low. However, PAGASA will continue to monitor it in case any changes occur.

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Palawan, Bicol Region, Visayas, and Mindanao will have “cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms” due to the LPA. Such weather conditions will cause “possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to, at times, heavy rains.”

The Northeast Monsoon will affect Cagayan Valley, Apayao, and Ilocos Norte, bringing “cloudy skies with rains.” Residents from these areas should also prepare for “possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to, at times, heavy rains.”

The Northeast Monsoon will also affect Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon. However, the effects on these areas will be less threatening. That’s because residents can expect “partly cloudy to cloudy skies with light rains, which brings “no significant impact” on the land areas.

Wind and Coastal Water Conditions

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Northern Luzon and the eastern sections of Central and Southern Luzon will experience moderate to strong winds moving to the northeast. The condition of its coastal water will be moderate to rough (2.5 to 4.0 meters).

Visayas and the rest of Luzon can also expect moderate to strong winds moving from the east to the northeast, with moderate to rough coastal water conditions (1.2 to 3.5 meters).

Mindanao will have light to moderate wind conditions, and their direction will be to the northeast. These areas can expect slight to moderate coastal water conditions (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Temperature and Relative Humidity

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Here are the reported temperature and relative humidity in the Philippines as of January 24, 2023:

  • Max Temperature will be 32.4°C at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum Temperature will be 21.9°C at 6:00 AM
  • Max Relative Humidity is 94% at 6:00 AM
  • Minimum Relative Humidity is 45% at 3:00 PM

Philippine Cities Weather Forecast

Here are the reported weather conditions in the Philippine Cities as of January 24, 2023:

Courtesy of PAGASA

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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