Rains will prevail in most parts of the country Friday as the low pressure area (LPA) east of Surigao del Sur province and the northeast monsoon continue to affect the country, state weather agency said.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the LPA was last observed at 410 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur while the northeast monsoon is affecting northern Luzon.
In its 24-hour forecast, Pagasa said the regions of Cagayan Valley and the Cordillera Administrative Region, Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will have cloudy skies with scattered rains caused by the northeast monsoon.
Strong to gale force winds is expected to affect the northern and eastern seaboards of northern Luzon.
Fishing boats and small seacrafts are advised against going out into the sea due to the rough sea condition. (PNA)