Rainy Christmas in ComVal, Davao Oriental
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - Pablo-ravaged Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental will have a rainy Christmas due to an incoming Low Pressure Area.
In a special weather bulletin Sunday, December 23, state weather bureau PAGASA said the two provinces will have cloudy skies with occasional to frequent moderate to heavy rain (5.0-10 mm/h) Tuesday to Wednesday.
The LPA, PAGASA said, will pass through the said areas by Christmas Day, but it is not expected to become a storm. It is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Monday, December 24.
No other weather disturbance is seen to form in the next few days.
For Sunday, the northeast monsoon (Amihan) in Luzon and the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) in southern Mindanao are the major weather systems affecting the country.
State weather bureau PAGASA said the regions of Caraga, Southern Mindanao, Northern Mindanao and Eastern Visayas will experience cloudy skies accompanied by light to moderate rain and thunderstorms.
Quezon, Aurora, and Cagayan Valley will have cloudy skies with light rain, while the rest of the country will have partly cloudy skies with brief rain or thunderstorms.