MANILA, Philippines — The impact of the southwest monsoon is bringing monsoon rains over the areas of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Apayao, Abra, Batanes and Babuyan Islands, according to PAGASA.
Meanwhile, cloudy skies and scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with at times moderate to heavy rains will prevail over Metro Manila and the rest of Ilocos Region, rest of Cordillera Administrative Region, rest of Cagayan, Zambales, Bataan, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bulacan, Cavite, Batangas, and Occidental Mindoro.
The rest of the country will continue to experience cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms, also due to the southwest monsoon.
The public is warned that floods and landslides may be possible especially in coastal and low lying areas due to heavy rains and severe thunderstorms.
Meanwhile, four active tropical cyclones are moving outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).
The tropical depression formerly TD Gorio is now 760 kilometers northeast of Itbayat, Batanes.
Tropical Storm Lupit is moving 550 kilometers west northwest of Itbayat, Batanes.
Meanwhile, another tropical depression has been located at 2,095 kilometers east northeast of extreme northern Luzon while a tropical storm was spotted at 2,785 kilometers of extreme northern Luzon as well.