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LPA to cause moderate to heavy, intense rains over Cagayan, 7 other areas

A low pressure area (LPA) in the Visayas will bring moderate to heavy with at times intense rains over Cagayan and seven other areas on Sunday, PAGASA said in its weather advisory.

Aside from Cagayan, the other areas where such rains may be expected in the next 24 hours are: Isabela, Aurora, Quezon, Bicol Region, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, and Samar.

At 10 a.m. on Sunday, the LPA was estimated to be located in the vicinity of San Vicente, Northern Samar or 40 km east of Masbate City, Masbate.

"The probability of this weather disturbance remains less likely to develop into a tropical depression within 24 hours," PAGASA said.

Meanwhile, Metro Manila, the rest of Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region, Calabarzon, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, northern portion of Palawan, Aklan, Capiz, Antique, Iloilo and Guimaras will have light to moderate with at times heavy rains.

PAGASA said the rains may cause flooding and landslides especially in areas prone to these hazards.

It advised the public and disaster risk reduction and management offices concerned to take the necessary precautions to protect life and property.

The next weather advisory will be issued at 11 p.m., PAGASA said. —KG, GMA Integrated News