PAGASA Releases Latest Weather Update for Thursday (May 12)
The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that a low-pressure area off Davao City will bring rains over some parts of the country.
On Thursday (May 12, 2022), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) released the latest weather update in the country. A low-pressure area embedded along the intertropical convergence zone will affect the country’s weather condition.
PAGASA reported that the low-pressure area has been last spotted at 490 kilometers east of Davao City as of 3 am. It is embedded along the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) that will be affecting Mindanao.
“Sa kasalukuyan ay meron tayong mino-monitor na low pressure area sa loob ng Philippine area of responsibility, Ayon po sa ating latest analysis ay mababa ‘yung tsansa nito na maging bagyo ngunit continuous monitoring po tayo,” Pagasa weather specialist Grace Castañeda said.
The LPA / ITCZ will bring cloudy weather condition with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over Caraga, Davao Region, BARMM, and SOCCSKSARGEN.
Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms are expected over Bicol Region, Northern Samar, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque and Romblon.
The Easterlies/localized thunderstorms will also bring similar weather condition over the entire Visayas, Palawan including Kalayaan Islands and Occidental Mindoro as well as Metro Manila and the rest of the country.
The weather agency has also warned the residents in the affected areas for possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains and during severe thunderstorms.
Meanwhile, the remaining parts of the country will experience a fair weather condition with possible isolated thunderstorms.
The coastal water condition over the entire country will be slight to moderate, according to the weather bureau.
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