Light to moderate rain over Bicol, Quezon province-A A +A
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
MANILA -- The tail-end of a cold front currently affecting Southern Luzon will likely bring light to moderate rain and thunderstorms over Quezon and the Bicol region, state weather agency said on Wednesday.
Other parts of the country may remain cloudy, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) in its 5 a.m. bulletin.
"The regions of Ilocos, Cordillera, Cagayan Valley and Central Luzon will have cloudy skies with light rain," Pagasa said.
It added, "Metro Manila and the rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms."
Pagasa also said that moderate to strong winds blowing from the northeast will prevail over Luzon and its coastal waters will be moderate to rough while elsewhere in the country winds will be light to moderate coming from the northeast to north with slight to moderate seas.
The state weather bureau also issued a gale warning over the seaboards of Luzon due to the surge of the Northeast Monsoon (Hanging Amihan).
It said, "Strong to gale force winds is expected to affect the seaboards of Northern Luzon and the eastern seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon."
Pagasa warned, "Fishing boats and other small seacrafs are advised not to venture out into the sea while larger sea vessels are alerted against big waves." (SFP/Sunnex)