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Temperature on Mt. Pulag drops to zero degrees Celsius on Christmas

The temperature on Mount Pulag in Kabayan, Benguet dropped to zero degrees Celsius on Christmas Day, December 25.

A report by Mel Tiangco on GMA-7's "24 Oras" on Monday said that mountain is now covered in frost, according to Emerita Abas, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Superintendent Park Ranger in Mount Pulag Reservation. 

She reminded those who wish to climb Mount Pulag this season that they should get a medical clearance. People with asthma are prohibited from climbing the mountain, the authorities added.

Mount Pulad is Luzon's highest peak at 2,922 meters above sea level. — Trisha Macas/BM, GMA News