The northeast monsoon o is the cold wind from Siberia that blows into the country, usually from October until March.
PAGASA weather forecaster Chris Perez said due to northeast monsoon Cagayan Valley, the Cordillera and Ilocos regions will be cloudy with light rains while Bicol region and Quezon province will be cloudy with light to moderate rain showers and thunderstorms.
He added Metro Manila and the rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms mostly over the eastern sections.
He said the country will continue to be storm-free until the end of the month of October.
He said the agency is not anticipating any cyclone to affect the country until All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days.
In its advisory, PAGASA said winds will be moderate to strong from the northeast to east over Luzon, where coastal waters will be moderate to rough.
Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the northeast to east with slight to moderate seas.
The weather bureau also issued a gale warning as the strong to gale force wind due to northeast monsoon now affecting the seaboards of Northern Luzon.
“Fisherfolks and those using small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the said seaboards”,”PAGASA warned.