MANILA, Philippines — The state weather agency said two low-pressure areas outside the Philippine area of responsibility and the southwest monsoon, locally known as habagat, are expected to bring rain to most parts of the country from Sunday evening to Monday morning.
Although the LPA 400 kilometers (km) northwest of Pagasa Island, Palawan left the PAR earlier Sunday, it would still strengthen the habagat, which will bring rain to the western parts of South Africa, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Luzon and Visayas. Administration (Pagasa) said.
On the other hand, the low point of the LPA, which is observed over 2,500 km east of Northern Luzon, is also expected to affect the eastern parts of Southern Luzon and Visayas and persist for several days.
“Asahan par rin ang mataas na tsansa ng pagulan over Zambales, Bataan, Metro Manila ditto rin sa malking bahagi ng Mimaropa (Mindoro Oriental and Occidental, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) and Western Visayas sa susunod after 12 hours,” weather specialist Benison said Estareja in an afternoon forecast.
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(We expect a high chance of rain showers over Zambales, Bataan, Metro Manila, Mimaropa and Western Visayas over the next 12 hours.)
“ Dito naman sa eastern part of Central Luzon, Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon), Bicol Region natitirang bahagi ng Visayas in the part of Caraga region asahan of po ang maulap na kalangitan on sasamahan ng kalat kalat na pag Ulan epekto ng via or expansion of LPA with a Malaysian parte ng kalupaan,” he added.
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(Here in the eastern part of Central Luzon, Calabarzon, the Bicol Region, the rest of Visayas and much of the Caraga Region, cloudy skies and scattered rain showers will prevail due to the trough or extension of the LPA which is far from our landmass.)
Meanwhile, Estareja said no storm warning has currently been issued on the country’s coasts.
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