Metro Manila records hottest temperature in first quarter of 2020

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 30 2020 11:15 AM

The sun sets over Manila on Thursday as the skyline is shown clearly from Antipolo, Rizal without any smog obstructing the view. The lockdowns in Metro Manila due to the COVID-19 outbreak have resulted in an apparent improvement in air quality in the metropolis. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

MANILA - Metro Manila on Sunday recorded its hottest temperature for 2020 at 35.5 degrees Celsius, state weather bureau PAGASA said.

The temperature was recorded in PAGASA's Science Garden in Quezon City.

Despite the hot weather, the country is expected to experience cloudy weather with possible rain showers and thunderstorm in the afternoon or evening Monday, PAGASA said.

Last year, Metro Manila's hottest temperature was recorded on April 21 at 36.6 degrees Celsius.