PAGASA warns of heavy rains in parts of Luzon, Mindanao


Posted at Sep 23 2018 08:17 PM

MANILA -- State weather bureau PAGASA warned Sunday night of heavy rains in different provinces in Luzon and Mindanao due to thunderstorms.

In its 6:35 p.m. thunderstorm advisory, PAGASA said heavy rain showers with lightning and strong winds are expected in Laguna, Batangas and Nueva Ecija.

Moderate to heavy rains with lightning and strong winds are also expected in Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Sur, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Compostela Valley and Davao City, as of 7:15 p.m.

Said weather conditions may persist for one to two hours and may affect nearby areas.

Residents are advised to take precautionary measures against hazards such as flashfloods and landslides.

On Sunday, typhoon Paeng (international name Trami) has entered the Philippine area of responsibility, but it will not yet have a direct effect in any part of the country. 

It is also not expected to enhance the southwest monsoon immediately.