PAGASA Says Cloud Clusters in VisMin Develop Into LPA
PAGASA LATEST UPDATE – The state weather bureau reported that cloud clusters in eastern Visayas and Mindanao may develop into a low-pressure area.
On Thursday (September 21, 2023), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update in the country. The Intertropical Convergence Zone will affect the country’s weather conditions.
PAGASA reported that the Intertropical Convergence Zone will bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over parts of Visayas and Mindanao, particularly in the Davao Region, Caraga, and Eastern Visayas.
The ITCZ/Localized Thunderstorms will bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms over the rest of Visayas, Palawan including Kalayaan Islands and Occidental Mindoro.
Manila and the rest of the country will experience similar weather conditions.
Weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio reported that the weather bureau monitors cloud clusters in the eastern section of Visayas and Mindanao. It has a chance of developing into low-pressure areas.
“Mayroon po kaming binabantayan na mga kumpulan ng kaulapan sa Dagat Pasipiko sa east of Visayas at Mindanao. Base sa mga data na aming nakalap, may posibilidad na may mabuong LPA sa bandang kumpulan ng mga kaulapan na ito,” he said.
Overall, fair weather conditions are expected over Metro Manila and the rest of the country except for chances of isolated rain showers or thunderstorms from afternoon to evening.
The weather agency has warned the public of possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains and severe thunderstorms.
The coastal water condition over Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao will be slight to moderate. No gale warning signal is raised in any part of the country, according to PAGASA.