Cloudy Wednesday as temperatures go up
MANILA, Philippines - A cloudy Wednesday, March 13 will greet Filipinos across the country, as temperatures continue to slowly climb as the hot "summer" season draws closer.
The country will have partly cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms, state weather bureau PAGASA said in its 24-hour public weather forecast released Tuesday afternoon, March 12.
The easterly winds will continue to affect the eastern parts of the archipelago.
Northern and eastern sections of north Luzon will experience moderate to strong prevailing winds form the east to southeast. Eastern parts of central and southern Luzon and Visayas will also feel moderate to strong winds from the east.
Winds will be light to moderate over the rest of the archipelago, coming from the southeast over the remaining parts of north Luzon and from the east to northeast over the rest of the country.
Temperatures across the country will range from as ow as 15 degrees Celsius in Baguio City, to as high as 34 degrees Celsius in Metro Manila.
Most major cities will experience temperatures from the mid-20s to the low 30s.
The state weather bureau also forecasts temperatures will rise later in the week due to a high pressure area.
Despite rising temperatures, the start of "summer," or the dry season, has yet to be announced by the bureau.
There are no tropical cyclones within the Philippine Area of Responsibility.