A Low Pressure Area (LPA) embedded in the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) will be affecting Palawan, Visayas, and Mindanao on Thursday, PAGASA reported in its early morning forecast.
At 3 a.m., the LPA was estimated at 135 kilometers east northeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar and is embedded in the ITCZ.
Visayas, Mindanao, and the Bicol Region will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms brought about by the ITCZ / LPA with possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains.
Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to the ITCZ and localized thunderstorms also with the possible occurrence of flash floods or landslides due to severe thunderstorms.
The wind speed forecast for northern Luzon is light to moderate moving in the southeast to southwest direction while coastal waters will be slight to moderate.
Visayas, Mindanao, and the rest of Luzon will experience light to moderate wind speed moving in the northeast to southeast direction while coastal waters will remain slight to moderate.
Sunrise will be at 5:45 a.m. while sunset will be at 5:57 p.m. — BAP, GMA News