A low pressure area (LPA) and the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) will bring rain showers over parts of the country on Wednesday, PAGASA said in its weather forecast.
The Bicol Region, Aurora, and Quezon will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to the trough or extension of the LPA. Flash floods or landslides may occur in these areas due to moderate to at times heavy rains.
At 3 a.m. on Wednesday, the LPA was estimated to be located at 610 kilometers east of Itbayat, Batanes.
Meanwhile, the Southwest Monsoon or Habagat will affect the western sections of Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Metro Manila, Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, BARMM, SOCCSKSARGEN, Mimaropa, the rest of Calabarzon and Central Luzon, La Union, Pangasinan, and Benguet will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to the monsoon. Flash floods or landslides may occur due to moderate to at times heavy rains.
The rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms due to the monsoon and localized thunderstorms. Flash floods or landslides may possibly occur during severe thunderstorms.
The wind speed forecast for Northern Luzon is light to moderate moving in the southwest to northwest direction while coastal waters will be slight to moderate.
The rest of the country will experience light to moderate wind speed moving in the southwest to west direction while coastal waters will be slight to moderate.
Sunrise will be at 5:45 a.m., sunset at 6:00 p.m. — BAP/KG, GMA Integrated News