MANILA - Tropical depression Marilyn has slowed down and is expected to be downgraded to a low-pressure area, the state weather bureau said Saturday.
The weather disturbance was last spotted at 3 p.m. approximately 1,310 kilometers east of Basco town, Batanes. It was packing maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and 55 kph gusts while moving east northeast at 10 kph.
On Saturday, cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms caused by localized thunderstorms will prevail over Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol Region and the Visayas.
Meanwhile, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers caused by localized thunderstorms will prevail over the rest of the country.
The PAGASA said possible flash floods or landslides could occur in affected areas due to occasional heavy rains and severe thunderstorms.
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