ITCZ brings rains, thunderstorms in South Luzon, Western Visayas regions

Pagasa weather satellite image as of 6:30 PM

MANILA, Philippines — The southern Luzon regions of Calabarzon, Mimaropa, and Bicol, as well as Western Visayas are expected to have cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms on Friday due to the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), the weather bureau said.

In its 24-hour forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the ITCZ will affect southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.


The ITCZ, coupled with localized thunderstorms, will likewise bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rains over Metro Manila and the rest of the country.

Pagasa warned that flash floods and landslides may occur during severe thunderstorms.

Sunset on Friday was at 6:12 p.m. while sunrise on Saturday morning will be at 5:44 a.m.

Meanwhile, moonrise on Friday will be at 9:34 p.m. while moonset will be at 10:21 a.m. on Saturday.

Pagasa also recorded a minimum temperature of 24.2°C at 4:55 a.m. and a maximum temperature of 29.1°C at 12 p.m. at the weather station at the Science Garden, Diliman, Quezon City.


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