Jun 052013

Flash floods and landslides may be expected in parts of Bicol and Eastern Visayas in the next 24 hours from the inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ), state weather forecasters said Wednesday afternoon.

In its 5 p.m. bulletin, PAGASA said the ITCZ is affecting the Bicol region, Visayas and Mindanao, and may bring moderate to heavy rain.

“Bicol region and Eastern Visayas will experience cloudy skies with moderate to occasionally heavy rain and thunderstorms which may trigger flash floods and landslides,” it said.

Calabarzon, Mimaropa, the rest of Visayas and Mindanao will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rain showers and thunderstorms, it added.

Also, PAGASA said Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will be “partly cloudy with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening.”

On Thursday, Metro Manila may expect temperatures of 25 to 34 degrees Celsius while Tuguegarao City may expect temperatures of 25 to 37 degrees Celsius.

Angeles and Olongapo Cities may expect temperatures of 25 to 33 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, PAGASA said light to moderate winds from the east to southeast will prevail over Northern and Central Luzon and coming from the east to northeast over the rest of the country.

The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be slight to moderate, it added. — TJD, GMA News

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