MANILA, Philippines — On Monday, 11 November 2019, the weather state bureau (PAGASA) said, a low-pressure area or brewing storm off the pacific coast of the country may slam into eastern Luzon or Visayas.
Around 4 a.m. Monday, the weather system was 1,210 kilometers east of southern Luzon.
PAGASA weather specialist Loriedin De La Cruz said it could reach the Philippine area of responsibility in 12 to 24 hours and escalate into a hurricane in 1 to 2 days.
According to the weather agency, the trough or extension of the low-pressure area will bring cloudy skies and intermittent rains Monday, and could possibly spawn flooding or landslides in Calabarzon, Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas, Caraga, Davao Region, and Aurora.
Metro Manila and the rest of the country are going to experience scattered thunderstorms, she added. (Marian Andrei Sinamban/IAMIGO/CNS)