35.9C in Metro, hottest so far

By Helen Flores, The Philippine Star

Posted at Apr 28 2014 08:21 AM | Updated as of Apr 28 2014 04:21 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Metro Manila’s hottest temperature so far this year was recorded yesterday at 35.9 degrees Celsius.

The warmest temperature was recorded at the Science Garden in Quezon City at 2:50 p.m., according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

Robert Sawi, PAGASA weather division chief, said the temperature in Metro Manila could hit 37 degrees Celsius before the end of the month.

Yesterday’s maximum temperature recorded in Metro Manila surpassed the 35.7 degrees Celsius last March 28.

The country’s hottest day so far this year was registered in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan at 37.9 degrees Celsius last March 31.

The easterlies will continue to bring warm and humid weather this week, PAGASA said.

In Metro Manila, the temperature will range from 25 degrees Celsius to 35 degrees Celsius in the next five days.

The whole country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening, PAGASA said.

Coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be slight to moderate, PAGASA added.