Easterlies to bring rains to southern PH

MANILA The easterlies are forecast to bring rains to the southern part of the country until Thursday afternoon, according to the state-run weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

In its 4-p.m. weather bulletin, which is effective for 24 hours, PAGASA said Eastern Visayas, Caraga, Davao region, and Soccsksargen would have cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms due to the easterlies, which are warm winds blowing from the Pacific that stirs cloud formation.

The weather bureau also warned of possible floodings or landslides caused by light to moderate with occasional heavy rains in the areas.

Metro Manila and the other parts of the country can also expect partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers due to local thunderstorms.

Slight to moderate coastal waters will also prevail over northern and central Luzon pushed by light to moderate winds.

Other parts of the country will have slight to moderate coastal waters due to light to moderate winds. (PNA)

Source: Philippine News Agency