Low Pressure Area brings heavy rains, floods and landslides
The Low Pressure Area LPA 92W brings heavy rains, floods and landslides all over the southern islands of the Visayas.
PAGASA informed that the LPA is over Mindanao, but the cloudiness is concentrated over Southern Luzon, the Visayas, and Northern and Eastern Mindanao.
As of yesterday, a one-hour recorded rainfall in Tacloban City (23.6 mm), Borongan in Eastern Samar (14 mm), and Catbalogan in Samar (30.6 mm) were considered heavy rainfall.
Rainfall threshold (in mm/hour or mm) is classified as light if less than 2.5 mm/h, moderate if it is between 2.5, and 7.5 mm/h, and heavy if it is greater than 7.5 mm/h.
Provinces that may be affected by floods and landslides if rains continue are Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal, Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, and Romblon, all in the Southern Luzon; Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Bohol, Cebu, Negros Oriental, Siquijor, Biliran, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar (Western Samar), and Southern Leyte, all in the Visayas; Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao del Norte, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental, and Zamboanga de Norte, all in the Northern and Eastern Mindanao.