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Cloudy skies, scattered rains over Mindanao due to LPA, ITCZ


As of 3 a.m. on Wednesday, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated at 495 kilometers east of Davao City and is embedded along with the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao, PAGASA reported in its early morning forecast.

Mindanao will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms brought about by the ITCZ with possible flash floods or landslides during moderate to at times heavy rains.

Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers due to the easterlies / localized thunderstorms with possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms.

The wind speed forecast in Mindanao is light to moderate and moving in the east to northeast direction while coastal waters will be slight to moderate.

The rest of the country will have light to moderate wind speed moving in the east to southeast direction while coastal waters will be slight to moderate.

The sun will rise by 5:29 a.m. and set by 6:16 p.m. -- BAP, GMA News

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