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Pagasa watching new LPA east of Surigao

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Pagasa watching new LPA east of Surigao

/ 08:33 AM January 12, 2017
A large band of clouds can be seen east of the Philippines in this satellite photo released by Pagasa. PAGASA PHOTO

A large band of clouds can be seen east of the Philippines in this satellite photo released by Pagasa. PAGASA PHOTO

The weather bureau is tracking a new low pressure area (LPA) that is expected to bring rain in parts of the Visayas and Mindanao.

Cloudy skies with light to moderate rain and isolated thunderstorms will be experienced over the Visayas and the regions of Bicol, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, Davao and the province of Quezon, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

The LPA was last spotted 795 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur.

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The amihan or northeast monsoon continues to affect Northern Luzon.

Cloudy skies with light rain is expected over the regions of Ilocos, Cordillera, Cagayan Valleyand Central Luzon.

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rain is expected over Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon.

The rest of Mindanao will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. CBB

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