MANILA – There will be overcast skies and some rains in most parts of the country on Saturday brought by the southwest monsoon or "habagat".
In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said there would be cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over Palawan, Occidental Mindoro, Romblon, Aklan, Antique, and Negros Occidental caused by "habagat".
Meanwhile, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms will be experienced in Metro Manila and the rest of the country also due to the presence of "habagat" and localized thunderstorms.
Super Typhoon Nanmadol, formerly "Josie", still hovers outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility and is last estimated at 1,315 kilometers (km) east northeast of extreme Northern Luzon.
It had maximum sustained winds of 195 km per hour (kph), gustiness of up to 240 kph, and was moving northwestward at 20 kph.
The temperature in Metro Manila will be around 26°C to 32°C; Baguio City at 16°C to 23°C; Laoag City at 24°C to 34°C; Metro Cebu at 26°C to 32°C; and Metro Davao at 26°C to 34°C. (PNA)