Moderate-occasionally heavy rain in parts of Luzon on Sunday
Moderate-occasionally heavy rain in parts of Luzon on Sunday
The southwest monsoon continues to affect Luzon

MANILA, Philippines – Some provinces would experience moderate to heavy rains on Sunday, October 9, according to state weather bureau PAGASA.

In its afternoon weather bulletin on Saturday, PAGASA said that Zambales, Bataan, Pangasinan, and La Union would experience cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rain and isolated thunderstorms in the next 24 hours. These may trigger flash floods and landslides, it added.

Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon would have cloudy skies with light to moderate rain and thunderstorms. Meanwhile, it would be partly cloudy to cloudy over the rest of the country, with isolated rainshowers and thunderstorms.

The southwest monsoon continues to affect Luzon, while the tropical storm formerly named Julian hovers west of the country after it left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Thursday.

Severe Tropical Storm “Aere” was located 620 kilometers west of Basco, Batanes, outside PAR. Packing maximum winds of 95 km/hr and gustiness of 135 km/hr, Aere is almost stationary, said PAGASA.

Coastal waters in Luzon will be moderate to rough, as moderate to strong winds will blow from southwest to southeast. Elsewhere, winds from west to northwest will be light to moderate, as seas will be slight to moderate. –

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