PAGASA Says LPA and Habagat to Affect PH Weather
The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that the southwest monsoon and the low pressure area would bring rains over most parts of Luzon.
On Thursday (August 12, 2021), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. The LPA and habagat would continue to affect the country’s weather condition.
PAGASA said that the low-pressure area has been last spotted at 520 kilometers east northeast of Basco, Batanes. It has a slim chance of developing into a storm but would slightly affect the weather over parts of the country, according to according to weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio.
The LPA and habagat are expected to bring cloudy weather conditions with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, and the provinces of Abra, Apayao and Kalinga.
LPA would bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms over Bicol region, Northern Samar, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque and Romblon. The localized thunderstorms would also bring similar water conditions over entire Visayas, Occidental Mindoro, and Palawan including Kalayaan Islands.
Similar weather conditions are also expected over Metro Manila and the remaining parts of the country. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms due to the localized thunderstorms.
The coastal water conditions over Luzon would be slight to moderate. The surrounding sea conditions over the rest of the archipelago would be slight to moderate, according to the weather bureau.
The sun rises at 5:42 am and would set by 6:21 pm, according to the weather agency.