The southwest monsoon or habagat will bring cloudy skies and rain showers over parts of the country on Thursday, PAGASA reported.
The weather bureau, meanwhile, continues to monitor the tropical storm outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).
Severe Tropical Storm Lan is located, as of 3 a.m., 2730 kilometers east northeast of extreme Northern Luzon packing maximum sustained winds of 110 kilometers per hour near the center, gustiness up to 135 km/h and moving westward at 15 km/h.
Western Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, BARMM, SOCCSKSARGEN, Occidental Mindoro, northern portion of Palawan, and Lanao del Norte will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to the southwest monsoon. Flooding or landslides may occur in these areas 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 rain showers or thunderstorms due to the southwest monsoon and localized thunderstorms with flash floods or landslides possibly occurring during severe thunderstorms.
The wind speed forecast for Luzon is moderate to strong moving southwestward while coastal waters will be moderate to rough.
Visayas and Mindanao will experience light to moderate wind speed moving southwestward with slight to moderate coastal waters.
Sunrise will be at 5:41 a.m., sunset at 6:22 p.m. — BAP, GMA Integrated News