Saturday, July 22, 2017
Close  
newsinfo / Nation

Low pressure area moving closer to Philippines

newsinfo / Nation
  • share this

Low pressure area moving closer to Philippines

/ 10:54 PM October 01, 2012

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 10p.m., 01 October 2012

MANILA, Philippines—A new low pressure area (LPA) being monitored by the weather bureau has moved closer to the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR).

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration forecasters said that from its “quasi-stationary” state, as of 2 p.m. Monday, the LPA was spotted 530 kilometers west of Luzon.

Weather forecaster Jori Loiz told the Inquirer that while the monsoon trough, in effect over Luzon, has been bringing rains over the region, the LPA is seen not to have any effect until after it enters the PAR, during which it shall be called “Marce.”

ADVERTISEMENT

He observed that since Monday morning, the LPA had started slowly moving in a northeasterly direction. He said the LPA could be within the PAR between Tuesday and Wednesday.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Low pressure area, Philippines, Weather
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.




© Copyright 1997-2016 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved