By Ellalyn de Vera-Ruiz
The low pressure area (LPA) being monitored by the weather bureau has weakened after crossing the country on its way to the West Philippine Sea on Monday.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) estimated the location of the LPA at 290 kilometers southwest of Puerto Princesa City before Monday noon.
PAGASA said the weather disturbance has already weakened but was expected to bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over the southern portion of Palawan.
It is expected to move further away and will no longer affect any part of the country by Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the tail-end of cold front will bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over Masbate, Catanduanes, Sorsogon, Albay, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Biliran, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Southern Leyte, and Quezon.
PAGASA said Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Apayao, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains due to the northeast monsoon or amihan.
Metro Manila and the rest ofthe country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers due to localized thunderstorms.