MANILA — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) forecast the easterlies to affect the country until Friday afternoon, raising the possibility of cloudy skies with some rains.
In its 4 p.m. weather bulletin on Thursday, which is effective for 24 hours, PAGASA said the easterlies would prevail over the country. The easterlies are warm winds coming from the Pacific that brings cloud formation.
The state weather bureau said this is why having rainshowers during summer is normal.
Metro Manila and the other parts of the country are expected to have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers caused by local thunderstorms.
Slight to moderate coastal waters will also prevail over northern and central Luzon pushed by light to moderate winds.
Other areas will have slight to moderate coastal waters due to light to moderate winds. (PNA)
By Juzel Danganan