PAGASA: LPA to bring rains over Visayas, Mindanao Monday

MANILA — The low pressure area (LPA) last spotted at 235 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur will bring rains over Visayas and Mindanao on Monday, state weather agency Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.

Also, the northeast monsoon is still affecting Luzon, the agency added.

In its 24-hour forecast, PAGASA said cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rains and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides will prevail over eastern Visayas and Caraga.

Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorm will prevail over Bicol, central Visayas and northern Mindanao.

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains will be experienced over Batanes, Cagayan and Ilocos Norte.

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorm is expected over Metro Manila and the rest of the country.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from northeast will prevail over northern Luzon, and its coastal waters will be moderate to rough.

Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from east to northeast with slight to moderate seas, PAGASA said. PNA-northboundasia.com