LPA to dump rains over Metro Manila, nearby areas


Posted at Aug 30 2014 09:56 AM | Updated as of Aug 30 2014 05:56 PM

MANILA - The low pressure area (LPA) off Batangas will continue to dump rains over Metro Manila and nearby areas, state weather bureau PAGASA said on Saturday morning.

In its weather advisory, PAGASA said the LPA was last spotted at 300 kilometers west of Ambulong, Batangas at 4 a.m.

Speaking to radio dzMM, weather forecaster Manny Mendoza said the LPA may dissipate and leave the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) within the next 24 hours.

But should it intensify into a tropical cyclone, it will be named "Kanor," he said.

PAGASA said Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, and Western Visayas will experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms.

The rest of the country, meanwhile, will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rains or thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening.