LPA seen to bring rains in Visayas, Mindanao on Christmas

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Source: Project Noah | 9:57 pm, Dec. 24, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – A new low pressure area (LPA)  entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) Monday morning and was seen to bring moderate to heavy rains in Eastern Visayas and Northeastern Mindanao, the state weather bureau said.

In an interview over Radyo Inquirer 990AM,  Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) head Nathaniel Servando said that the LPA might develop into an “active” LPA and will most likely hit Surigao and Leyte provinces, north of areas stricken by typhoon “Pablo” (international name:  Bopha).

Typhoon “Pablo” hit the provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental leaving  more than 1,000 persons killed while another 800 were reportedly missing.

Servando said there was no indication yet that the LPA would head for Luzon He said Pagasa will continue to monitor the trajectory of the LPA and will immediately inform the public of major changes.

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  • Rovingmoron

    It’s surprising to learn that two typhoons have hit the Philippines, especially Mindanao, in the month of December 2012. is this phenomenon that effects of climate change?

    • KarmaGMA

      yea, climate change….northern mindanao and bukidnon usually is sparred from typhoons but lately things aren’t that anymore. 

  • akimaxx

    Since the canonization of Pedro Calungsod last Nov. 30, what’s in the news? 
    1) Typhoon Pablo devastated Mindanao and the Visayas
    2) Earthquakes in eastern Mindanao
    3)  Political chaos in Cebu. Who really is the governor?
    4) A stormy Christmas in the Visayan islands.

    RCC, idolatry is a curse. Repent, ask forgiveness— don’t  let our people suffer.

  • disqusted0fu

    here we go again… hopefully this one does not hit. seeing the government’s unpreparedness during sendong and pablo, all these LPAs make everyone paranoid. i dont know which one is worse, the damage of the typhoon, or the lack of relief efforts.

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