Moderate to heavy rains expected over several Luzon provinces — Pagasa
MANILA, Philippines — Several provinces in Luzon are expected to experience moderate to heavy rain showers on Wednesday afternoon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported.
In a thunderstorm advisory released 2:26 p.m., the state weather bureau said the rain showers are expected over Zambales, Pampanga, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon within the next two hours.
The rain showers will be accompanied by lightning and strong winds, Pagasa added.
“All are advised to take precautionary measure against the impacts associated with these hazards which include flash floods and landslides,” Pagasa said.
Thunderstorm Advisory No. 1 #NCR_PRSD
Issued at: 2:26 PM,16 October 2019
— PAGASA-DOST (@dost_pagasa) October 16, 2019
The state weather bureau on Wednesday morning said that the low-pressure area (LPA) spotted east of Baler, Aurora has intensified into a tropical depression, which was named “Perla.”
As of 10 a.m., Perla has maximum sustained winds of 45 kph near its center and gustiness of up to 55 kph.
Pagasa said that the weather disturbance may bring adverse weather conditions over Batanes, Cagayan including Babuyan Islands, and Apayao starting Friday evening or Saturday morning. /je
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