MM, nearby provinces to experience moderate to heavy rains–Pagasa
MANILA, Philippines – The state weather bureau issued a thunderstorm advisory for Metro Manila and nearby provinces, indicating moderate to heavy rains with strong winds that may prevail Tuesday afternoon.
In its weather bulletin post at 1:30 p.m., the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that aside from Metro Manila, the same weather conditions may occur over the provinces of Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Cavite, Laguna, and Batangas.
This will also be experienced in towns of Cardona and Jala-jala in Rizal; and General Nakar, Infanta, Tayabas in Quezon Province.
Pagasa advised residents in the affected areas to take precautionary measures against possible landslides and flashfloods. The weather bureau also advised the public to monitor the latest weather updates.
An earlier advisory from Pagasa said that these rain showers are brought by the southwest monsoon, intensified by Severe Tropical Storm Liwayway (International name: Lingling).
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.