Easterlies to bring rains to Visayas

Cebu Daily News - - NEWS - By Jessa Mae O. Sotto COR­RE­SPON­DENT / RE­PORT ER MOREXET T E MARIE B. ER­RAM

P16,000 per stall in the city’s fire­cracker zone which was owned by a pri­vate in­di­vid­ual then.

“Dako na ang P16,000 kom­para­saa­mong­na­gasto nga P350 ra para sa mga per­mits karung tu­iga (P16,000 is such a huge BRACE for a wet week­end folks as the pre­vail­ing easterlies is ex­pected to bring rains, the state weather bu­reau said on Thurs­day.

Weather Spe­cial­ist Nedz Sale­trero of the Philip­pine At­mo­spheric, Geo­phys­i­cal and As­tro­nom­i­cal Ser­vices Ad­min­is­tra­tion (Pa­gasa) Mac­tan Sta­tion said the easterlies af­fect­ing the whole Cen­tral and Eastern Visayas.

“Mao ni siya ang hangin gikan sa Pa­cific Ocean. Warm mois­ture siya nga sa kadaghang mois­ture mao na nga mod­e­velop o mo­con­dense ug mahi­mong ulan pag-abot na diri sa kayu­taan,” ex­plained Sale­trero.

(The easterlies is the wind com­ing from the Pa­cific Ocean. It is loaded with warm mois­ture which con­denses and turns to rain upon reach­ing land). amount com­pared to the P350 we spent for all the needed per­mits), Cose said.

City Or­di­nance No. 2290 banned the selling of fire­crack­ers in res­i­den­tial ar­eas and near power lines.

Apart from light rains, Sale­trero said that the weather dis­tur­bance will also bring scat­tered thun­der­storms that usu­ally oc­cur in the evening or early morn­ing.

“Ang ulan-ulan gyod nato kay naa sa ga­bie or sa kad­la­won. Sa bun­tag nato kay init gi­hapon ta,” she said.

(Rain usu­ally comes in the evening or at dawn. The rest of the day would still be sunny)

Ac­cord­ing to Sale­trero, Metro Cebu’s tem­per­a­ture would range from 25 to 32 de­grees cel­sius while the heat in­dex is ex­pected to reach up to 38 de­grees.

Mean­while, based on a five-day weather fore­cast, she said there are no trop­i­cal cy­clones brew­ing out­side the Philip­pine Area of Re­spon­si­bil­ity (PAR) yet.

Sale­trero, how­ever, said the coun­try may still ex­pe­ri­ence one or two

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