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Philippines to experience cloudy skies with rains due to southwest monsoon


Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience cloudy skies with isolated rains this Tuesday afternoon  brought about by southwest monsoon and localized thunderstorms, state weather bureau PAGASA said.

In its 24-hour public weather forecast issued at 4 p.m., southwest monsoon is still affecting the extreme Northern Luzon.

It, however, warned of possible flash floods or landslides in case of severe thunderstorms.

Northern and Central Luzon will have light to moderate wind speed moving in the south to southwest direction while coastal waters will be slight to moderate from 0.6 to 2.1 meters.

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

Sunset this Tuesday will be at 6:29 p.m. while sunrise on Wednesday will be at 5:30 a.m.

Also, moonrise this Tuesday will start at 10:38 a.m. while moonset will be at 10:36 a.m. on Wednesday.—Consuelo Marquez/LDF, GMA News