Cloudy skies, scattered rainshowers expected in parts of PHL as southwest monsoon affects S. Luzon, Visayas

Flooding in a street in Digos, Davao del Sur. A portion of a nearby river had reportedly overflowed on Sunday night following heavy rains./Ronnie Jhun Otero/Eagle News/

(Eagle News)–Cloudy skies and scattered rainshowers are expected in parts of the country today as the southwest monsoon affects Southern Luzon and Visayas.

The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, BARMM, SOCCSKSARGEN, Northern Mindanao, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, Zambales and Bataan will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms.

Flashfloods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains are possible.

According to the weather bureau, Metro Manila and the rest of the country, on the other hand, will have  partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers, this time due to localized thunderstorms.

The western sections of Luzon and Visayas will have moderate winds and waters.

PAGASA said the rest of the country will have light  to moderate  winds and slight to moderate coastal waters.