The maximum heat index in Cabanatuan City soared to a sizzling 52.1 degrees Celsius on April 14, while other cities in the Philippines recorded blistering heat indexes.
MANILA - State weather bureau PAGASA warned Friday that the peak of the dry season won't be felt until May, as over a dozen provinces and towns grapple with the impact of El Niño.
Naitala sa Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija nitong Huwebes ang pinakamataas na heat index ngayong taon.
Eighteen people have been killed during heavy rains and floods over the past week in Saudi Arabia, the civil defence agency said on Thursday.
With high temperatures come the high demand for power. Amid thinning power reserves, consumers are urged to use energy efficiently.
Umakyat na sa 53.5 degrees Celsius ang heat index sa Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija, habang lagpas-lagnat na 41.4°C sa Kamaynilaan.
Hindi bababa sa walong probinsya at 12 lungsod na ang isinailalim sa state of calamity dahil sa epekto ng El Niño sa bansa
The head index on Wednesday, April 13, reached a scorching 47.1 degrees Celsius in Ambulong, Batangas, state weather bureau PAGASA said.
Babala ng PAGASA, lalo pang maghanda dahil posible pa itong lumala.
Two weeks before the violent encounter between police and farmers in Kidapawan, Cotabato Gov. Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza delivered her State of the Province Address wherein she proudly said that the province is "surviving the drought" brought by El Niño.