‘Extreme danger’ heat levels still to come, Pagasa warns

Melvin Gascon, Russel Loreto - @inquirerdotnet 04/19/2024

MANILA, Philippines — A state weather bureau official is warning about the heat indices in the country to hit levels of “extreme danger” in the coming days and next month. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services…

Easterlies persist nationwide bringing hotter days ahead — Pagasa

Faith Argosino - Reporter / @FArgosinoINQ 04/15/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The easterlies or warm winds blowing from the Pacific Ocean continue to dominate nationwide bringing hotter temperaturs in the days ahead. That is according to the state weather bureau. Even if there would be…

Cebu weather: Fair and pleasant in the coming days, says Pagasa

Pia Piquero 04/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu weather will be fair and pleasant over the next five days, the state weather  bureau said on Saturday, April 13. The Pagasa Visayas Regional Services Division has forecasted that the Visayas, including…

Pagasa: Hot, humid temperatures across PH

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 04/11/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has forecast today, April 11, that hot and humid temperatures to continue across the country due to the easterlies, with chances of localized thunderstorms. Weather…

6 areas hit dangerous heat index hits on Monday

Zacarian Sarao 04/08/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Six areas experienced a dangerous peak heat index on Monday according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). Based on Pagasa’s latest computed heat index as of  5:00 p.m., Dagupan City,…

Cebu weather: Generally fair with isolated rain in next 5 days

Pia Piquero 04/06/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) Visayas Regional Services Division said that Cebu City and the rest of Cebu Province will have a generally fair weather with isolated rain showers due…

Pagasa: Cebu heat index may hit 44°C, El Niño to ease by May’s end

Pia Piquero 04/06/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In recent months, going outdoors in Cebu has become increasingly risky due to soaring temperatures. The heat index has consistently hovered between 36 to 38 degrees Celsius, reaching levels of “extreme caution.” This rise…

LPA spotted outside PH area of responsibility — Pagasa

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 04/05/2024

The weather bureau has spotted a low pressure area outside the Philippine area of responsibility southeast of South Cotabato. According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) weather forecaster Chenel Dominguez, the LPA was…

EXPLAINER: Why do we monitor the heat index?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Once again, students and teachers in Cebu had to return to alternative modes of learning, like online classes and modular types, this summer. Face-to-face classes in several localities here have been suspended but…

Planetary alignment over PH skies slated April 4

04/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Celestial enthusiasts and astronomers alike will be treated to a rare cosmic event on April 4, 2024—a planetary alignment over the Philippine skies, where four planets in our solar system will appear to line up…

Fair weather to prevail in PH despite chances of rain — Pagasa

Luisa Cabato - Reporter / @luisacabatoINQ 04/02/2024

The state weather bureau said that it would be a generally fair weather that would prevail all over the country on Tuesday, despite chances of isolated rain showers. Both the ridge of the high pressure area (HPA)…

Pagasa: Expect hot, humid weather on Easter due to easterlies

Faith Agrosino 03/31/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said hot and humid weather will be widespread across the country on Sunday. There may be rain showers in some areas due to easterlies. Expect generally…

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