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Shallow LPA brings rains in Mindanao — Pagasa

/ 08:06 AM September 25, 2021
Pagasa weather satellite image as of 7:30AM

Pagasa weather satellite image as of 7:30AM

MANILA, Philippines — A shallow low-pressure area (LPA) is bringing scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in Mindanao on Saturday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

According to Pagasa’s forecast on Saturday morning, the shallow LPA was last spotted 230 kilometers east of Davao City and may dissipate within the next 48 hours.

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“Mayroon taong binabantayang shallow LPA na nakakaapekto dyan sa may Mindanao area. Ito ay currently nagdadala ng pag-ulan, pagkidlat at pagkulog dyan sa area ng Mindanao,” said Pagasa weather specialist Ezra Bulquerin.

(We are monitoring a shallow LPA that is affecting the weather in Mindanao. This is currently bringing rains and thunderstorms in Mindanao.)

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Meanwhile, Bulquerin said Pagasa is monitoring severe tropical storm Mindulle that was last located 1,725 east of Central Luzon outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR). It is currently moving northwest at 20 kilometers per hour (kph) and is packing maximum sustained winds of 110 kph and gusts of 135 kph.

Bulquerin said that considering its speed, the severe tropical storm may enter PAR by Monday or Tuesday.

The tropical cyclone is not expected to affect the weather in the country but to only move within the boundary of PAR, according to the weather forecaster.

Forecast temperature range in key cities/areas:

Metro Manila: 24 to 33 degrees Celsius
Baguio City: 16 to 25 degrees Celsius
Laoag City:  25 to 33 degrees Celsius
Tuguegarao: 24 to 34 degrees Celsius
Legazpi City: 25 to 33 degrees Celsius
Puerto Princesa City: 24 to 32 degrees Celsius
Tagaytay: 22 to 31 degrees Celsius
Kalayaan Islands: 25 to 32 degrees Celsius
Iloilo City: 25 to 31 degrees Celsius
Cebu: 26 to 32 degrees Celsius
Tacloban City: 25 to 32 degrees Celsius
Cagayan De Oro City: 24 to 32 degrees Celsius
Zamboanga City: 24 to 32 degrees Celsius
Davao City: 25 to 32 degrees Celsius

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