SPECIAL WEATHER OUTLOOK DURING THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS
23 December 2021
(24 DECEMBER 2021 - 02 JANUARY 2022)
The Northeast Monsoon, Tail-end of Cold Front (Shear Line) and the approach of a Low Pressure Area (LPA) will be the dominant weather systems to affect the entire archipelago this coming holiday season.
On Friday, until Saturday (24-25 December): the eastern section of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao will be mostly cloudy skies with scattered light rains while the rest of Luzon will be partly cloudy with isolated light rains.
By Sunday until Tuesday (26-28 December): occasional rains are expected over the eastern section of Luzon and Mindanao and Eastern Visayas due to the southward migration of the Shear Line. The rest of the country will be cloudy with light rains.
By Wednesday until Friday (29-31 December 2021): frequent rains over southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao caused by the approach of Low Pressure Area (LPA). The rest of Luzon will have partly cloudy with isolated light rains particularly the eastern section.
On New Year's Day (Saturday) until Sunday (01-02 January): southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao will be cloudy with scattered rainshowers while the rest of Luzon will have fair weather condition apart from isolated passing light rains.
Flood and landslides are expected over prone areas of Visayas and Mindanao and the provinces over the eastern section of Luzon.
Sea travelers over the seaboards of the country specially on the eastern section should exercise extra caution due to strong winds that could generate big waves.
For more information, please contact the forecaster on duty of the Weather Division at telephone number (02) 8284-0800 loc. 805 or log on to www.bagong.pagasa.dost.gov.ph.
VICENTE B. MALANO, Ph.D,
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