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easterly

1. towards or in the direction of the east
2. a wind from the east
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The northeast monsoon has weakened, while the easterlies is bringing warm winds from the the Pacific ocean,' weather forecaster Shelly Ignacion said.
But then the westerlies appeared to move upwards and block the downward movement of the easterlies.
In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Shaira Nonot said due to easterlies -- warm winds from the east -- now prevail over the eastern section of the country.
Pagasa said that cloudy skies with rainshowers and thunderstorms are expected over Eastern Visayas due to the easterlies, which currently affects the eastern part of the country.
In its advisory, PAGASA said easterlies are now affecting the eastern section of the country.
Meanwhile, the weather bureau said that the easterlies would bring cloudy skies with rain and thunderstorms over Eastern Visayas and Caraga region.
Meanwhile, the easterlies will continue to affect the eastern section of Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Caraga, and the Davao Region will have cloudy skies with scattered rain and thunderstorms due to easterlies, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.
Mindanao, Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, and Palawan would experience cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to easterlies, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its 4 a.
Two weather systems are affecting the country - the northeast monsoon and easterlies, the state weather bureau said Monday.
The weather bureau declares the onset of the dry season in the country once the easterlies, or the warm winds from the east, become the dominant weather system.
The northeast monsoon, which is responsible for cool weather at this time of the year, is hardly felt because of the prevailing easterlies, explained Galang.