Tail-end of Frontal System (Shear line) affecting the eastern section of Southern Luzon. Northeast Monsoon affecting the rest of Luzon.
Issued at: 8AM Saturday, January 16, 2021
Valid until: 8AM Sunday, January 17, 2021
|Forecast Area||Agri-Weather||Winds||Temperature||Relative Humidity||Leaf Wetness|
|Bicol Region and Samar provinces||Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms||
|LOWLAND 23 - 29 UPLAND 21 - 28||70 - 100%||4 - 8 HOURS|
|Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains||Moderate to strong from northeast||LOWLAND 23 - 32 UPLAND 15 - 28||58 - 90%||0 - 4 HOURS|
|The rest of the country||Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers||Light to moderate from east to northeast||LOWLAND 24 - 33 UPLAND 19 - 29||60 - 90%||0 - 4 HOURS|
Most areas of the country
Batanes, Tuguegarao, Baler, NCR, Cavite, Batangas, Puerto Princesa, Bohol, Southern Leyte, Iloilo, Tagum, Maguindanao
Ilocos Region, Zambales, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Coron, Mindoro, General Santos City
Prolonged rainfall during La Niña, can proliferate destructive grain-sucking rice-bugs (liptocorisa) which can be abundant and can attack any time, be vigilant and always inspect your rice fields and ask local agriculturist for advice if there are any. Continuous wet weather condition brought by La Niña, promotes fungal development and can cause damage to stored farm products, reduce the quality, viability and market price of the grains. Thus, it is advised to keep barns and crop storage rooms to be in good, dry, well ventilated condition. During La Niña, choose flood resistant rice varieties which are suitable in your farm or ask the advice and expertise of your local agriculturist.
IN AREAS AFFECTED BY NORTHEAST MONSOON, TAIL-END OF FRONTAL SYSTEM, AND AREAS WITH MODERATE AND SCATTERED RAINS AND THUNDERSTORMS
Be alert and extra careful to those living in low lying areas and near mountain slopes due to possible flooding and landslides; inspect farm houses, barns and light-built structures and make repairs; Clean creeks, canals and ditches; store harvested crops in elevated, well ventilated and covered places. Water impounding is advisable during heavy rains for future use. Construction of fishponds is favorable during the rainy days
FOR WET (IRRIGATED) AND MOIST AREAS
Land and seedbed preparation; planting and transplanting; removal of weeds and cultivation, harvesting of matured crops, use covered vans in delivery of goods in the market; planting of fruit trees to replace the old ones.
FOR DRY (RAINFED) AREAS WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS
Watering crops during early morning and evening periods will help alleviate stress on crops. Animal housing must be well ventilated; cogon and nipa as roof materials are advisable. Sun drying of newly harvested rice and corn; watering activities or irrigation using pump.