LPA seen to dissipate on Wednesday afternoon-A A +A
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
MANILA -- Expect the weather to improve as the low pressure area (LPA) moves closer to Quezon province and may dissipate on Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.
Weather forecaster Rene Paciente said that as of 2 a.m. Wednesday, the LPA spotted off at 80 kilometers East of Infanta, Quezon (14.7°N, 122.5°E) which makes landfall has small chance to intensify into tropical cyclone.
However, Paciente said Luzon, including Metro Manila, can expect light to moderate rains on Wednesday morning.
He said as of now, there is no weather disturbance near the Philippine Area of Responsibility.
In its advisory, Pagasa said the rest of the country will experience mostly cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms becoming cloudy with widespread rains over southern Luzon which may trigger flashfloods and landslides.
The weather agency said that light to moderate winds blowing from northeast to northwest will prevail over Luzon and coming from the south to southwest over Visayas and Mindanao.
The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be slight to moderate. (PNA)