Low Pressure Area approaching Mindanao
As foretasted last Saturday, the Low Pressure Are 94W is now within reach of Mindanao.
The first clouds of the trough have already reached northern Mindanao and the southern Visayas. Cloudy skies with scattered light to moderate rain showers and thunderstorms over most areas of Mindanao and Visayas have already begun this afternoon.
As the low pressure area tomorrow moves closer to Mindanao and the Visayas, it will continue to bring cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rain showers and thunderstorms, while the rest of the Philippines will have fair weather conditions with chances of isolated rains over the eastern sections.
By Saturday, the low pressure area is expected to traverse westward over the Mindanao-Visayas area, continuing to bring scattered light to moderate rain showers and thunderstorms. Fair weather will persist in Luzon, except for isolated afternoon rain showers or thunderstorms.
The eastern seaboards of the Visayas and Mindanao already encounter wind speeds of 52- 63 km/h (28 – 34 kts). The sea is rough to very rough. Wave height is 3.4 to 4.5 meters.