Scattered rains to prevail over PH

MANILA -- Scattered rains will prevail over the country from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning, according to an advisory from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

In its latest weather bulletin, PAGASA said the Caraga and Davao Region will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to a trough of a low-pressure area (LPA). PAGASA warned of possible flash floods or landslides due to light to moderate with occasional heavy rains in these areas.

The Cagayan Valley Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Central Luzon, Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas, and the province of Quezon will experience cloudy skies with scattered rains caused by the northeast monsoon.

Metro Manila and the other parts of Luzon and Visayas will also have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rains due to the northeast monsoon.

Mindanao will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers caused by local thunderstorms. The weather bureau cautioned of possible flash floods or landslides due to light to moderate with occasional heavy rains.

As of 3 p.m., a low-pressure area (LPA) was estimated 485 kilometers east of Davao City, Davao del Sur.

Northern Luzon, the eastern section of Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao will also have strong to gale winds, causing coastal waters to be rough to very rough.

The rest of the country will have moderate to strong winds, causing moderate to rough coastal waters. (PNA)

Source: Philippine News Agency