MANILA, Philippines — The trough or extension of a low-pressure area (LPA) will trigger rains in the Visayas and parts of Mindanao, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported on Monday.
The LPA was spotted some 495 kilometers east-southeast of Davao City at 3 a.m.
Pagasa weather specialist Obet Badrina said overcast skies, rain showers and thunderstorms due to the LPA’s trough are expected in the Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Caraga and Davao regions.
The LPA, Badrina added, has a slim chance of intensifying into a tropical cyclone.
Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon or “amihan”, will cause cloudy skies w…
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