A Low Pressure Area (LPA) and the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) will bring cloudy skies, scattered rains and thunderstorms over Palawan and parts of Visayas and Mindanao on Saturday, PAGASA said in its weather forecast.
At 3 a.m. on Saturday, the LPA was estimated to be located at 190 kilometers east of General Santos City and embedded along the ITCZ that is affecting Palawan, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Bicol Region, Mimaropa, Visayas, Caraga, Davao Region, Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula, and the southern portion of Aurora will have cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to the LPA and ITCZ. Flash floods or landslides may possibly result 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 localized thunderstorms and the ITCZ. During severe thunderstorms, flash floods or landslides may possibly occur.
The wind speed for extreme Northern Luzon is moderate to strong moving in the east to northeast. Coastal waters will be moderate to rough.
Palawan and the western section of Mindanao will experience light to moderate wind speed moving in the southeast to east direction while coastal waters will be light to moderate.
The rest of the country will have light to moderate wind speed moving in the east to northeast direction while coastal waters will be slight to moderate.
Sunrise will be at 5:59 a.m., sunset at 5:24 p.m. —BAP/KG, GMA Integrated News