Jul 242013
Rain is expected over Metro Manila, Luzon and Eastern Visayas on Thursday due to the inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ), state weather forecasters said.

PAGASA, in its 5 p.m. bulletin, said the ITCZ was across northern and Central Luzon.

For Thursday, it said Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon and Eastern Visayas may expect “cloudy skies with light to moderate rain showers and thunderstorms.”

The rest of the country will be “partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms.”

Also, PAGASA said moderate to occasionally strong winds from the southeast to south will prevail over the Western section of Northern and Central Luzon and its coastal waters will be moderate to occasionally rough.

Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the east to southeast with slight to moderate seas.

Thunderstorm advisories

Earlier Wednesday, heavy rain was noted over parts of Metro Manila and Davao.

Affected by thunderstorms were Davao City, parts of Davao del Sur, Davao del Norte, Bukidnon, Cotabato, and Maguindanao.

PAGASA also issued thunderstorm advisories at 10 p.m. over:

Liloan, Consolation, Mandaue, LapuLapu in Cebu and nearby areas

Metro Manila

— DVM, GMA News

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