MANILA, Philippines – State weather bureau PAGASA on Wednesday (March 4) has spotted a low pressure area (LPA) at 745 kilometers east southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur.
According to PAGASA, the weather system is less likely to develop into a tropical cyclone but will make landfall in any part of the country.
However, the LPA will bring scattered rain showers over Eastern Visayas and the Caraga region.
The state weather agency also noted that the effects of the LPA in Mindanao is expected to extend until Saturday (March 7).
Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon is currently affecting areas in extreme Northern Luzon.
Thus, light rains will be experienced in Batanes and Babuyan group of islands.
Meanwhile, isolated light rains will prevail over Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon due to Easterlies while localized thunderstorms are expected over the rest of Mindanao. MNP (with reports from Rey Pelayo)