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MANILA -Typhoon Karen exited the Philippine territory Saturday but it will still be rainy over Luzon and the Visayas due to the southwest monsoon (habagat), the state weather bureau said on Sunday.
Weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio said no weather disturbance was seen near the country but a moderate to strong southwesterly windflow is prevailing over Southern Luzon and the Visayas.
Aurelio said Southern and Central Luzon will experience occasional moderate to heavy rains which may trigger flashfloods and landslides while the rest of Luzon and Western Visayas will be cloudy with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms.
He added that Metro Manila will also be cloudy with occasional moderate to heavy rains while the rest of the country will have partly cloudy skies with brief rainshowers and thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening.
In its advisory, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said moderate to strong winds blowing from the northeast to northwest will prevail over Northern Luzon coming from the southwest over the rest of Luzon and Western Visayas with moderate to rough seas.
Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the southwest with slight to moderate seas.
The weather agency added that moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest and Manila Bay will be moderate to rough.