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Ridge of HPA extending over parts of Northern, Central Luzon

Ridge of HPA extending over parts of Northern, Central Luzon

The ridge of the High Pressure Area (HPA) will be extending over the eastern sections of Northern and Central Luzon on Tuesday, PAGASA reported.

Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms due to localized thunderstorms with possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms.

The following areas are forecasted to have the highest Heat Index for Tuesday:

  • NAIA Pasay City, Metro Manila - 42°C
  • Dagupan City, Pangasinan - 43°C
  • Aparri, Cagayan - 43°C
  • Puerto Princesa, Palawan - 42°C
  • Aborlan, Palawan - 43°C
  • CBSUA-Pili, Camarines Sur - 43°C
  • Roxas City, Capiz - 44°C
  • Iloilo City, Iloilo - 43°C
  • Dumangas, Iloilo - 43°C
  • Catarman, Northern Samar - 42°C
  • Cotabato City, Maguindanao - 42°C


Areas with temperatures between 42 to 51°C under the effect-based temperature are classified under "Danger."

The US Centers for Disease Control describes the term Heat Index as "a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is taken into account along with the actual air temperature."

The wind speed forecast for Luzon is light to moderate moving in the east to southeast direction while coastal waters will be slight to moderate.

The rest of the country will experience light to moderate wind speed moving in the east to northeast direction with slight to moderate coastal waters.

Sunrise will be at 5:51 a.m., sunset at 6:08 p.m. — BAP/KG, GMA Integrated News