Cloudiness, rains likely till Sunday

MANILA-- Cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms, which may trigger flash floods and landslides, will be experienced over Eastern Visayas and Sorsogon, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its 24-hour forecast released Saturday afternoon (March 11).

PAGASA also forecast cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms over CARAGA, Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula as well as rest of the Visayas and Bicol Region.

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms would also be experienced over rest of Mindanao, PAGASA said.

Tail-end of a cold front is affecting the Visayas and Bicol Region, noted PAGASA.

PAGASA also said partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains would prevail over Metro Manila and rest of Luzon.

The northeast monsoon or 'amihan' is affecting Northern and Central Luzon,PAGASA said.

According to PAGASA, moderate to strong winds blowing from the east to southeast will prevail over Northern Luzon while winds from the northeast will prevail over rest of Luzon and the Visayas.

Coastal waters in such areas will be moderate to rough, noted PAGASA.

"Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the northeast with slight to moderate seas," PAGASA added.

Source: Philippines News Agency