PAGASA: Rains to prevail over Luzon due to northeast monsoon Thursday

By on February 8, 2017


Rains may prevail over Luzon as northeast monsoon affects the northern and central sections of the island, state weather agency Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Thursday.  (Photo: PAGASA Weather Center/ Facebook)
Rains may prevail over Luzon as northeast monsoon affects the northern and central sections of the island, state weather agency Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Thursday. (Photo: PAGASA Weather Center/ Facebook)

MANILA—Rains may prevail over Luzon as northeast monsoon affects the northern and central sections of the island, state weather agency Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Thursday.

In its 24-hour forecast, PAGASA said cloudy skies with light rains is expected over Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, and the provinces of Aurora and Quezon.

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains will prevail over Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon, it added.

The rest of the country is expected to have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.

Meanwhile, the low pressure area that PAGASA is monitoring was last spotted at 510 km east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from northeast to north will prevail over Luzon and eastern Visayas. Coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough.

Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from north to northwest with slight to moderate seas, PAGASA said.