Post-Christmas rainy blues to persist in PHL today

by Malou Talosig-Bartolome

GOING back to work today? If you are, don’t forget to bring your umbrellas with you.

It is still going to rain in most parts of the country, state weather bureau Pagasa said.

The Shear Line or the convergence of the cold winds of the Northeast Monsoon and warm winds of the Easterlies continues to be the Scrooge in post-Christmas holiday. So, again, if you feel like bringing your kids to the fairs for outdoor rides, check your local weather forecasts time and again.

Forecast today

Pagasa said moderate to heavy rains with at times intense rains will prevail over Eastern Visayas, Dinagat Islands Surigao del Norte.

Moderate to heavy rains will also be felt in southern Palawan, Zamboanga Peninsula, northern Mindanao, Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi, and the rest of Caraga and Visayas.

Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, Aurora, Quezon, and Bicol Region will also be experiencing moderate to at times heavy rains.

Pagasa warned of flooding and landslides in areas which will experience moderate to heavy rains. The public and local disaster officials are advised to “take all necessary measures to protect life and property.”

Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will be generally fair, except for occasional light rains.

Most of Luzon are also feeling the colder breeze brought by Northeast Monsoon.

The rest of Mindanao will be cloudy with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms.

Rainfall advisories

Seven rainfall and heavy rainfall advisories were issued as early as 2 am today in different areas in Visayas and Mindanao.

Two yellow warnings were issued in 18 provinces in northern Mindanao, Caraga, Zamboanga Peninsula and BARMM regions.

Cagayan and Palawan also experienced light to moderate rains around 5 am.

“All are advised to take precautionary measures against the impacts associated with these hazards. Residents along mountain slope are advised for possible landslides and flashflood,” the Pagasa said in their advisories.

2amZamboanga City
Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Dinagat Islands
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Misamis Oriental
Yellow warning: FLOODING is POSSIBLE
in low lying areas and landslides
in mountainous areas.
2amZamboanga del Sur
Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Sur
Misamis Occidental
light to moderate to at times heavy
rains with strong
winds and sudden gusts
5amDinagat Islands
Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Misamis Oriental
Misamis Occidental
Zamboanga del Norte
Yellow warning:
FLOODING is POSSIBLE in low lying areas and landslides
in mountainous areas
5amAgusan del Sur
rest of Zamboanga del Norte
Zamboanga del Sur
Zamboanga Sibugay
Lanao del Norte
Davao Occidental
light to moderate to
at times heavy rains with strong winds and sudden gusts
5amGuimaras, the rest of Negros Occidental Light to moderate with occasional heavy (2.5-4.5
with occasional 7.5-15 liters/meter² per hour) rains
5amCagayanLight to moderate rains
5amsouthern portion of Southern Leyte
Palawan (Kalayaan Islands)
Light to moderate with occasional heavy
(2.5-4.5 with occasional 7.5-15 liters/meter² per hour) rain
Pagasa rainfall and heavy rainfall advisories as of 5am today

Flood advisories

Pagasa issued seven general flood advisories today in Palawan, Visayas and Mindanao.

“Extreme” flood warning with red alert icon was hoisted in the Eastern Visayas and Caraga regions.

Northern Mindanao and Palawan got “severe” flood warning advisory with orange alert icon.

Certain provinces in Central Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula and BARMM received “moderate” flood warning with yellow alert icon.

6am LEYTE Sangputan, Palo, Solano (Quilot), Daguitan Marabang, Cadac-an, Bongquirogon, Salug, Pagbangahan, Pagsangahan, and Binahaan
6amEASTERN SAMAROras, Dolores, Ulot, Taft, Borongan, Suribao, Llorente, Balangiga, and Sulatisay,
6amSOUTHERN LEYTEBn, and Pandan
6amMISAMIS OCCIDENTAL Clarin, Palilan, and Aloran
6amLANAO DEL NORTEMandulog, Agus, Liangan,
and Maranding
6amMISAMIS ORIENTALOdiongan, Gingoog, Balatukan, Cabulig, Lower Tagoloan, Lower/Middle Western Cagayan, Iponan, and Alubijid
6amLANAO DEL SURDapao and Matling
6amBASILANGubauan and Kumalarang
6amAGUSAN DEL SUROjot, Wawa, Libang, Maosam, Kasilan, Gibong, Adgaoan, Simulao, Kayonan, and Andanan
6amDINAGAT ISLANDSMalinao Inlet and
Gaas Lulet
6amSURIGAO DEL NORTESurigao and Magallanes
6amAGUSAN DEL NORTELake-Mainit-Tubay, Asiga, Agusan, Linugos, and
6amSURIGAO DEL SURCantillan, Toracan, Tandag, Tago, Hubo-Oteiza, Hinatuan, and Bislig
Kotkot, Mananga, Guinabasan, Balamban, and Sabangdaku
6amBOHOInabanga, Ipil, Matulid, Loboc, and Abatan
6amZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE Daro-Dapitan, Dipolog, Dicayas, Golio Duwait, Sindangan, Ingin (Maras), Palandoc, Mucas, Patawag, Quipit, Siocon, Piacan, Anungan, Pangamiran, and Sibuco
6amPALAWANAbongan, Lian, Barbakan, Rizal, Caramay, Langogan, Babuyan, Bacungan, Iwahig Penal, Inagauan, Aborlan, Malatgao, Apurauan, Baton-Baton, Aramaywan, Ihawig, Panitian, Pulot, Lamakan, Kinlugan, Eraan, Tiga Plan, Malabangan, Ilog, Bansang, Conduaga, Culasian, Iwahig (Brookes), Okayan, Canipaan, and Busuanga, Coron.
Pagasa general flood advisories as of 6am today


banner photo credit: Misamis Occidental PNP



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