Heat indices reach dangerous level

A sweltering 49.1 degrees Celsius heat index was recorded in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro yesterday, while the perceived heat in Quezon City soared to 40.2 degrees Celsius.
 
Based on PAGASA’S Heat Index Table, danger levels begins when the heats index climbs to 41 to 54 degrees Celsius. In these cases, heats strokes, which area extremely hazardous, are more likely to occur.
 
Today, humid weather affects most of Luzon, while rains are likely to prevail in the southern part of the country.
 
As the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) prevails, cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms, that may trigger flooding or landslides, are possible in Palawan, Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao and Zamboanga Peninsula. Elsewhere, partly cloudy to cloudy skies will prevail only with localized thunderstorms.
 

Desserie Dionio

Desserie Dionio

Weather Reporter at Panahon TV

Desserie’s passion for Journalism roots from her stint as a Features Writer for the Tandang Sora National High School’s school paper. A graduate of Bachelor in Broadcast Communication from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) Manila, she started her career as a news writer and social media administrator. To date, Desserie works as a Social Media Strategist and Weather Reporter for PanahonTV. She believes that the simplest changes in our everyday lives can make the world a better place.