Low pressure area to bring rains to parts of Philippines


A low pressure area (LPA) was spotted off Surigao del Sur while
monsoon trough continues to affect Luzon and other parts of the
country, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical
Services Administration (PAGASA) said Sunday.

The weather bureau said the LPA was estimated at 785 kilometers east
northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur as of 3 a.m. Sunday.

PAGASA weather forecaster Grace Castañeda said the LPA is “less
likely” to develop into tropical depression within 24 hours but “we
will continue to monitor the weather disturbance.”

In its 5 a.m. bulletin, PAGASA said Batanes and Babuyan Islands will
experience cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms
due to monsoon trough.

Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to
cloudy skies with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms also due to
monsoon trough.

Luzon will experience light to moderate winds blowing to northwest to
west with slight to moderate coastal waters.

Meanwhile, Visayas and Mindanao will have light to moderate winds
blowing southwest to west with slight to moderate coastal waters.

The minimum temperature will be 24.5 C and the maximum temperature will be 32 C.

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