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Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers to affect Eastern Visayas, rest of PH

Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers to affect Eastern Visayas, rest of PH

PAGASA warns Eastern and Central Visayas, Mindanao, of scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to ITCZ and easterlies. Heavy rains may trigger flash floods or landslides, urges residents to stay alert. Photo: Himawari-8

TACLOBAN CITY –The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has issued a weather advisory indicating the presence of two weather systems, namely the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and easterlies, affecting various regions in the Philippines. 

Based on the latest weather update on Saturday, July 8, these systems are expected to bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms to Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, and Mindanao.

The ITCZ and easterlies may result in moderate to heavy rainfall in the affected areas, raising concerns of potential flash floods or landslides. PAGASA urges residents to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions during severe weather conditions to ensure their safety.

In other parts of the country, specifically Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms are expected. Localized thunderstorms may also bring the risk of flash floods or landslides in some areas.

PAGASA has also provided information on wind and coastal water conditions. Palawan will experience light to moderate winds blowing from the southwest to northwest, accompanied by slight to moderate coastal waters. Southern Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, and the rest of Luzon can expect light to moderate winds from the northeast to northwest and east to southeast, respectively, with slight to moderate coastal waters.

As for the weather extremes recorded within a 24-hour period, the minimum temperature was measured at 26.4 °C at 5:00 AM, while the maximum temperature reached 33.4 °C at 1:00 PM. The minimum relative humidity was recorded at 60% at 11:00 AM, with the maximum relative humidity at 87% at 5:00 AM.

To stay updated with the latest information and accurate forecasts, individuals are encouraged to visit the official PAGASA website at or Additionally, PAGASA can be contacted directly at (02) 927-1335 or (02) 926-4258 for further inquiries or assistance.—iTacloban

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