PAGASA Weather Update January 26, 2023: LPA at 245 km East Southeast of Davao City and Northeast Monsoon Affecting Luzon

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

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Forecast Weather Conditions

PAGASA closely monitors the Low-Pressure Area (LPA) as it continuously moves steadily towards  245 km East Southeast of Davao City (5.9°N, 127.5°E). However, the likelihood of the LPA transforming into a Tropical Cyclone is still low. In the next two days, PAGASA predicts it will move toward SOCCKSARGEN and eventually dissolve. Any changes that may occur will be carefully observed.

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The LPA will continue to affect several parts of the country, such as Visayas, Mindanao, Romblon, Albay, Sorsogon, and Masbate. These areas will experience “cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms,” bringing “possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to heavy rains.”

Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, the rest of Bicol Region, Aurora, Laguna, Quezon, Marinduque, and Oriental Mindoro will have “cloudy skies with rains” due to the Northeast Monsoon. This weather condition will cause “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, these areas will only experience “partly cloudy to cloudy skies with light rains,” bringing “no significant impact” on the land areas.

Wind and Coastal Water Conditions

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Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao’s northern and eastern sections will experience moderate to strong winds moving from the northeast to the north. The condition of its coastal water will be moderate to rough (2.5 to 5.0 meters).

The rest of Mindanao will have light to moderate wind conditions, and their direction will be from the southeast 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 26, 2023:

  • Max Temperature will be 30.0°C at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum Temperature will be 23.8°C at 6:00 AM
  • Max Relative Humidity is 75% at 6:00 AM
  • Minimum Relative Humidity is 48% at 2:00 PM

Philippine Cities Weather Forecast

Here are the reported weather conditions in the Philippine Cities as of January 26, 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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