PAGASA last located the LPA 665 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22.
In addition, it monitored a tropical depression 3,220 kilometers east of Central Luzon, which is still outside the country’s area of responsibility.
Scattered rains to prevail due to LPA trough, ‘habagat’
At a glance
The trough of a low-pressure area (LPA) and the southwest monsoon may bring scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over parts of the country in the next 24 hours, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 22.
PAGASA last located the LPA 665 kilometers east of Aparri, Cagayan at 3 p.m., Tuesday.
Its trough or extension may bring cloudy skies, scattered rain showers, and thunderstorms to Aurora, Quezon, Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, and Mountain Province.
Metro Manila, Palawan, Albay, Catanduanes, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Sorsogon, Masbate, Visayas, and Mindanao may also experience cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms due to the southwest monsoon, or “habagat.”
PAGASA warned that flooding and landslides are possible during moderate to heavy rains.
Meanwhile, hot and humid weather will persist in the rest of Luzon due to partly cloudy to cloudy skies, but isolated and short-lived rain showers or thunderstorms are still possible in the afternoon or evening.
In addition, PAGASA has monitored a tropical depression 3,220 kilometers east of Central Luzon, which is still outside the country’s area of responsibility.
It has no direct effect on any part of the country as of Tuesday afternoon.