Cloudy, Rainy Long Weekend Ahead, Says PAGASA

It's because of a low pressure area.
Photo/s: Noel Celis/AFP

Parts of Luzon that are still reeling from successive typhoons will experience cloudy skies and scattered rains this long weekend due to a low pressure area that is unlikely to develop into a cyclone, PAGASA said.

Cold winds or Amihan blowing from the north is preventing the low pressure area from intensifying, PAGASA said. It was over Bulacan on Friday morning. Such weather systems need warm air to become a typhoon. 

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Light to moderate to at times heavy rains are expected in Isabela, Cagayan and Aurora which are areas still reeling from floods caused by Typhoon Ulysses two weeks ago.

Metro Manila, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, La Union, and Pangasinan can also expect cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the said low pressure area.

In case of heavy rainfall, flooding or rain-induced landslides may occur in areas highly susceptible, PAGASA said.

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