PAGASA said a low pressure area (LPA) was estimated at 395 kilometers east northeast of Itbayat, Batanes early Thursday morning as the Southwest Mmonsoon or Habagat will continue to bring cloudy skies and rain showers over the country.
The weather bureau said Metro Manila, Pangasinan, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, SOCCSKSARGEN and BARMM will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to the Southwest Monsoon.
Flash floods or landslides may occur in these areas due to moderate to at times heavy rains, it added.
PAGASA said the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms also due to the Southwest Monsoon with possible flash floods or landslides occurring during severe thunderstorms.
The wind speed forecast for Southern Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao is light to moderate moving southwestward while coastal waters will be slight to moderate.
The rest of Luzon, meanwhile, will experience light to moderate moving in the southwest to southeast direction while coastal waters will be slight to moderate.
Sunrise will be at 5:45 a.m., sunset 5:59 p.m. — BAP/RSJ, GMA Integrated News